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A family in Sardinia, New York is being assisted by the Red Cross after a house fire early this morning.

Deadly house fires in West Seneca & South Buffalo

Mar 9, 2015
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Two separate house fires claimed the lives of two western New Yorkers Monday morning.   There's word an elderly woman has perished in a house fire in West Seneca. Reports indicate the blaze broke out at a 67 Dirkson Avenue home and spread to a neighboring house.

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An overnight fire at a Transit Road business has caused heavy damage.

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Buffalo firefighters responded to a blaze on the 15th floor of Main Place Tower early Friday morning, braving sub-zero temperatures.

The Genesee County Sheriff's Office is investigating a fatal house fire in the Town of Byron.

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An electrical fire at Erie Community College's North Campus in Amherst has closed the school for the day.  The blaze broke out after 9 a.m. Tuesday morning inside Bretscher Hall.  

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15 people continue to be helped by the Red Cross after fires struck four different homes across Western New York in just 24 hours.

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Investigators are still looking for the cause of a four-alarm fire that destroyed a Howard Street warehouse Tuesday.

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A costly Williamsville house fire is being blamed on an unattended candle.

The American Red Cross is providing support to as many as 40 families today following an early morning blaze at a multiple-unit apartment complex in Niagara Falls.

Riverside man charged in Grant Street fires

Oct 4, 2014
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City of Buffalo Fire Marshals are charging a Riverside man in connection with the series of fires set along Grant Street, early Thursday morning.

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Investigators in Niagara County say an electrical malfunction was the probable cause of an early morning blaze at the Marlboro Inn in Sanborn.

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Buffalo firefighters were called to a smoky blaze in North Buffalo Saturday night.

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Windy conditions helped turn a Niagara Falls industrial fire into a challenge for firefighters on Saturday.

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Seven volunteer fire companies responded to an overnight fire at the Olive Garden restaurant on McKinley Parkway in Blasdell.

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One person is dead and another being is questioned after a fiery crash on the Kensington Expressway this morning.

Campaign aims to boost number of volunteer firefighters

Apr 18, 2014
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Local and state fire officials are calling on people in the community to become volunteer firefighters. The call comes as part of the fourth annual Recruit New York campaign that kicked-off Thursday.

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An early morning blaze has destroyed an abandoned East Side house.

Fatal fire highlights importance of smoke detectors

Mar 25, 2014
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In light of the fire that claimed the life of 7-year-old Alexavier Torres-Santiago in the city on Sunday, Buffalo Fire Commissioner Garnell Whitfield is reminding people to make sure they have working smoke detectors in their home.

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A pair of early morning fires have led to tragic results.

An automobile mechanic is dead after a car he was working on burst into flames Friday afternoon.

Two dead in Cheektowaga house fire

Feb 25, 2014
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Authorities say two people were killed early Tuesday morning in a fire at a Cheektowaga home. 

Body found in Amherst fire

Feb 10, 2014

Investigators say the remains of a body were found in the debris of an early Sunday morning fire in Amherst.

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Buffalo fire officials are investigating a blaze that significantly damaged a North Buffalo home early this morning.

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A Friday morning blaze caused extensive damage to a restaurant housed in an historic Fort Erie building.

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A house fire on the city's East Side has injured two people.

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A fire broke out shortly after 9 a.m. Thursday at the CUTCO Cutlery facility on East Street in Olean, forcing the evacuation of around 250 employees.

Fire damages Westminster Charter School

Aug 6, 2013
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School officials are highlighting the value of regularly-scheduled fire drills after 200 students and staff members were able to safely escape after a fire broke out Monday afternoon at Westminster Charter School.

A vacant building in Lockport which dates back to 1875 caught fire Tuesday afternoon, sending thick, black smoke into the air which could be seen for miles.

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Local authorities are investigating an illegal cache of fireworks that were discovered while battling a North Buffalo fire.

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