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Two firefighters injured, Red Cross assisting 9 after fire on Fulton Street

Posted at 6:19 PM, May 17, 2021

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Two Buffalo firefighters were injured and the Red Cross is assisting nine people following a fire on Fulton Street Monday.

Fire officials responded to the two-alarm fire just before 2:00 p.m. at 672 Fulton Street, according to a release. The fire started on the first floor and damage is estimated at $150,000.

Exposure damage occurred to two neighboring structures at 670 and 674 Fulton totaling $205,000 in estimated damages.

Officials say two firefighters suffered non-life threatening injuries and were transported to ECMC to be treated, they have been released.

The Red Cross is assisting four adults and five children.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.