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Multiple departments respond to fire at Boulevard Towers Apartments

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Posted at 2:18 PM, Feb 03, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-03 14:18:29-05

AMHERST, N.Y. (WKBW) — Multiple fire departments responded to a fire at the Boulevard Towers Apartments around 10:30 Sunday morning.

The cause of the fire is under investigation but according to officials it appears it was a kitchen fire.

Residents were evacuated and the fire was extinguished by a total of five departments: North Bailey, Brighton, Eggertsville, Getzville and Ellicott Creek.

A single injury was reported, a resident was taken to Millard Fillmore Suburban Hospital for evaluation due to smoke inhalation, although it does not appear serious.

The fire inspector estimated the damage to be $70,000 total.