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Volunteer firefighter helped save neighbor from fire

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Posted at 11:41 PM, May 11, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-11 23:41:50-04

AMHERST, N.Y. (WKBW) — A Western New York volunteer firefighter needs help after putting service over self.

Evan Astran rescued his neighbor from an apartment fire on Chestnut Ridge Road in Amherst Friday afternoon.

Astran lives in the same building and lost his pet and all of his own belongings in the fire.

The man he assisted only suffered minor burns.

A GoFundMe page has already raised more than $2,500.