Six fire companies battle Niagara County fire

Posted at 3:21 PM, Jul 08, 2018

Six fire companies battled a fire in Niagara County Sunday morning.

Wendelville, Shawnee, Adams, North Amherst, Getzville, and Swarmville Fire companies all responded to reports of a house fire at 6730 Macintosh Lane in the Town of Pendleton around 9 a.m. Sunday. 

According to the Niagara County Sheriff, the fire began in the garage attached to the two-story home, the house suffered substantial damage and two vehicles were a total loss.

The only occupant escaped without injury, four family cats were found in the residence but appear to have escaped injury.

Sheriffs say one volunteer firefighter suffered a foot injury.

The American Red Cross is assisting the family.

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