BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — An unoccupied house in Buffalo’s Schiller Park neighborhood was destroyed by fire on Monday.
Firefighters went to the scene on Doat St. near Genesee shortly before 5 a.m.
It’s not clear what caused the fire at the 2.5-story structure, but with $150,000 in damage, it’s a total loss. An emergency demolition has been requested.
The adjacent homes suffered damage, too. Damage to those neighboring structures and the contents within them added up to $80,000 total.
In one of the homes, a man was rescued. In another, three adults and two children were rescued. None of them were injured.
No injuries have been reported among the firefighters, either.