Early morning fires cause damage in Buffalo


BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — A couple of early morning fires broke out in Buffalo on Thursday.

The first one started on the lower floor of a vacant home on the city’s west side. Crews responded to the fire on Maryland St. shortly before 3 a.m.

It’s estimated that the fire caused about $145,000 in damage. There was a lot of debris inside the structure.

Hours later across town, another fire broke out. Crews were seen handling the fire on Beckwith St. sometime after 5 a.m.

This fire caused about $70,000 in damage.

Luckily, no one was injured at either scene. The Red Cross is helping two adults and a child while crews investigate the causes of each fire.

During the morning, the fires closed down Maryland St. from Prospect to 10th, and Beckwith from Monroe to Adams.

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