2 firefighters injured after responding to fire on Seneca Street


BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — An early morning fire on Seneca St. caused hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage.

Buffalo fire crews responded to the scene just before 2 a.m. They say the fire started on an upper floor of a vacant house.

It’s not clear what caused the fire, but damage to the structure was estimated at $250,000. Exposure damage to two nearby structures was estimated at $40,000.

While fighting the fire, two firefighters were injured and taken to ECMC for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. One of the firefighters suffered second-degree burns to his arm.

Evan Anstey is a digital content producer who has been part of the News 4 team since 2015. See more of his work here.

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