Fatal fire at apartment complex on city’s east side

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Firefighters found a deceased victim while fighting a blaze at an apartment complex on the city’s east side Wednesday morning.

Fire crews were called to the Pilgrim Village Apartments on Pierce Court and say they found the body of a 26-year-old man inside the home. Homicide detectives say foul play is not suspected and the Erie County Medical Examiner’s Office will determine a cause of death.

The victim’s name has not been released, nor has the cause of the fire.

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