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One person rescued from two-alarm fire in Buffalo

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Posted at 1:58 PM, Oct 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-01 15:13:47-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Buffalo were on scene of a two-alarm fire Friday afternoon.

According to a spokesperson for the city, the fire happened at a multi-unit apartment complex located at 69 Ashland Avenue just before 1 p.m.

The fire started outside and spread to the inside.

Officials say firefighters rescued one man from an upper unit. The individual was taken to the VA Hospital and is being treated for smoke inhalation. The Red Cross is assisting 11 other people.

Damage is estimated at $230,000, according to officials.

The fire remains under investigation.

We will have more information as it becomes available.