Fire damages two homes on city’s west side

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Buffalo Fire Investigators are looking into what sparked a fire on the city’s west side late Saturday night.

Report It! photos from Erin Patrick Ward

The fire broke out just before midnight at a vacant house on Busti Avenue, Saturday. Officials say the fire started on the second floor.

A house next door was also damaged by the flames; it sustained an estimated $45,000 in damages to the home and contents.

The Red Cross is assisting two adults and one child from the home next door. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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