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Woman in her 70's badly burned in fire

Posted at 8:09 PM, Apr 29, 2019
and last updated 2019-04-30 11:04:09-04

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Firefighters say a 78-year-old Buffalo woman suffered second and third-degree burns in a fire Monday night.

Investigators say the fire started at a home on Johnson Street, between Broadway and Sycamore Street at about 5:50pm. They believe the fire started on the first floor, and caused an estimated $130,000 in damage.

The woman's name has not been released. She is currently in serious condition at Erie County Medical Center.

Investigators are still trying to determine how the fire started.