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Man rescued from Elmwood Village roof by Buffalo Fire

Posted at 1:11 AM, Sep 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-21 08:16:19-04

Firefighters from Buffalo Fire Ladder Company #4 rescued a man from a roof of a house on W. Utica Street overnight Wednesday.

First responders were called to the home near the intersection of W. Utica and Elmwood Avenue just before 12:30 a.m. after the man became trapped on the roof after he said was chased onto it by a group of men.

Ladder Company #4 used their ladder bucket to rescue the man from the 2 1/2 story house.  He was not hurt.

Buffalo Police took the man into custody once he got on the ground.  Buffalo Police would not speak to 7 Eyewitness News at the scene and referred us to the department's spokesperson.