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Buffalo Fire probes rash of West Side fires

Oct 2, 2014
WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

A series of fires broke out on Buffalo's West Side early Thursday morning. Three Buffalo firefighters and a Buffalo police officer suffered minor injuries. 

Smoky two-alarm Buffalo fire called ‘suspicious’

Jul 10, 2014
WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

A two-alarm fire on Buffalo's East Side has left 11 people homeless. The fire broke out earlier this afternoon at a home at 122 Moselle near Genesee Street. It quickly spread to two nearby homes, including a vacant home at 126 Moselle. 

Fire destroys three East Side houses

May 2, 2014

Fire destroyed three houses on Buffalo's East side Friday afternoon.  Firefighters responded to a two-alarm blaze on Dupont Street near Woodlawn Avenue around 1:00pm.  It was deemed to be under control after about an hour. 

WBFO News photos by Eileen Buckley

A six-month-old infant boy died in an overnight fire in Buffalo's Riverside neighborhood. The deadly blaze has raised questions about city closures of fire companies under what the union calls a new staffing policy.

Elmwood apartment building fire forces out residents

Jun 25, 2013
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A fire at an Elmwood Avenue apartment building displaced several residents late Tuesday morning.

Buffalo fire displaces nine residents

Mar 7, 2013

Nine people are homeless following a morning fire that heavily damaged two homes in the City of Buffalo.

Former east side toy store goes up in flames

Mar 5, 2013

A vacant Buffalo building that once housed a popular toy store went up in flames overnight.

Young boy pulled from Buffalo fire dies

Feb 25, 2013

A 3-year-old boy was who was pulled out of his burning Buffalo home last Friday has died.

Mother pulled from fire dies

Feb 22, 2013
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A Buffalo mother who tried to rescue her young son in an overnight fire has died. Firefighters rescued the two people from a burning two-family home at 174 Timon Street early Friday.

Vacant warehouse catches fire in North Buffalo

Jan 11, 2013
Chris Caya/WBFO News

Firefighters battled a three-alarm blaze inside a vacant warehouse off Elmwood Avenue in North Buffalo early Friday afternoon.

Two new pumpers for Buffalo Fire Department

Dec 7, 2012
WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

The Buffalo Fire Department has two brand new, state-of-the-art fire trucks.  The pumpers were dedicated at a ceremony Friday morning outside the department's headquarters in downtown Buffalo.