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Niagara Falls firefighters rescue woman, dog from burning home

Posted at 12:51 PM, Apr 18, 2020
and last updated 2020-04-18 12:51:20-04

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. (WKBW) — The Niagara Falls Uniformed Fire Fighters Association Local 714 says an elderly woman and a dog were rescued from a burning home Friday night.

Officials say crews were dispatched to a home on 56th Street around 10 p.m. for the report for a structure fire with entrapment.

Firefighters were made aware of an elderly woman trapped in a bedroom near the front door, the house was reported to have multiple oxygen tanks in use as well.

Firefighters entered the residence, removed the woman and a small dog, and extinguished the flames.

The cause of the fire was not released, no injuries were announced.