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Fire in Buffalo displaces three adults, causes $265,000 in damage

Posted at 9:19 AM, Apr 11, 2021

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Buffalo fire officials say a fire on Philadelphia Street, Saturday night has displaced three adults and caused $265,000 in damage.

According to investigators, the fire started in the attic of a home at 146 Philadelphia Street around 9:30 p.m. Saturday.

Officials say the fire then spread to the second story of the home after the attic was then engulfed in flames.

Investigators estimate the damage at $175,000 to the structure, and $90,000 to the contents.

Fire officials say the Red Cross is assisting three adults and the cause of the fire is under investigation.