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Six people, including three firefighters hurt battling fire on Buffalo's west side

Posted at 8:13 AM, Dec 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-13 08:13:04-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Buffalo fire officials say six people including three firefighters are hurt after battling a fire on Buffalo's west side, Saturday night.

Authorities say the fire started on the first floor of a home at 698 Prospect Avenue, just after 8:30 p.m.

Fire officials say three people were sent to ECMC to be treated for smoke inhalation.

Investigators also say three firefighters suffered various non-life threatening injuries to be treated at local hospitals.

Officials estimate the fire caused $400,000 in damage.

Two people are being assisted by the American Red Cross.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.