Buffalo woman jumps from second-story overhang to safety during Sidney Street fire


BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Crews with Buffalo Fire battled a two-alarm blaze Sunday morning on Sidney Street.

The fire started just before 11:25 a.m. on the second floor of a home on 80 Sidney Street. A woman jumped from a second-story overhang to the safety of a Buffalo police officer. We’re told neighbors also helped in the rescue effort.

The Red Cross is helping four adults and two children affected by the blaze.

Investigators estimate the house took an estimated $100,000 of damage. The cause is under investigation.

Patrick Ryan is a digital producer who has been part of the News 4 team since 2020. See more of his work here.

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