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One taken to the hospital after Kenmore apartment fire

Posted at 7:53 PM, Nov 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-10 10:24:49-05

KENMORE, N.Y. WKBW — One person was taken the hospital for smoke inhalation after a fire broke out in the Town of Tonawanda. The fire destroyed a unit and damaged four others on the top floor of 55 Ralston Avenue, known as the Westchester Park Apartments.

The fire broke out around 5:30 Saturday night. The Kenmore Fire Department was first on scene and quickly called for back up.

Shortly after they arrived, firefighters were able to contain the blaze.

A spokesperson with the Red Cross of Western and Central New York says they are assisting four tenants.