GRAND ISLAND, N.Y. (WIVB) - Flames broke out in an apartment on Baseline Rd. in the Town of Grand Island around 6:30 Monday morning.
Fire crews say the fire broke out in the living of the apartment and was quickly brought under control in approximately 15 minutes.
An 18-year-old resident suffered from smoke inhalation and was taken to ECMC for further treatment while the family's dog inside the complex at the time of the fire died.
Damage is estimated at $75,000 to the building, and $30,000 to the contents.
According to G.I Fire Investigator Chuck Berlinger, the cause appears to have been from the careless use of a lit candle in the living room.
A Buffalo Police vehicle was involved in a two-car crash around 8:40 a.m. Monday. The crash happened at Bailey and LaSalle Avenues.
A Buffalo city jail cell block attendant was arrested early Saturday morning on multiple animal cruelty charges.
An airman from Niagara Falls was away training for the Air Force for months. After being apart from his family, he decided to surprise them at Kelly’s Country Store in Grand Island.
Police say that with the assistance of local media, they were able to identify the person responsible.
Monday is being billed as a national "Day of Action" among teachers and community groups who are worried about the state of education.
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