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Red Cross assisting six after fire in Buffalo

Posted at 4:37 PM, Sep 14, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-18 04:56:50-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Buffalo fire officials say the Red Cross is assisting six people after a fire on Prospect Avenue Saturday.

The fire occurred around 10:30 a.m. at a home on the 400 block of Prospect Avenue near Jersey Street.

The fire originated in the second floor of the home, leading to an estimated $230,000 in damage.

Exposure damage to two other homes also occurred, causing an estimated $35,000 in damage to those structures.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

According to a GoFundMe, the six people who live in the house are students at D'Youville College. You can follow this link to donate.