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Seven people taken to hospitals after early morning fire, including three children

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Posted at 7:18 AM, Sep 22, 2017
and last updated 2017-09-22 10:09:07-04

Seven people were taken to local hospitals after a two-alarm fire on Buffalo's west side early Monday morning.

At least three of the victims were children. They suffered a variety of injuries and their current conditions are unknown.

Nearly 60 firefighters responded to the fire around 6:55 a.m. on Friday. Three homes were damaged, and firefighters say two of the homes are total losses. Damage is estimated at $500,000.

No first responders were hurt.

Red Cross volunteers are helping two adults and five children displaced by the fire.

Firefighters are looking into what caused the fire.