Firefighters called to bar in downtown Buffalo

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – Firefighters were called around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday to a fire on Delaware Ave. near Chippewa Ave. in downtown Buffalo.

A three-story building which houses Sidelines Sports Bar and Grill and apartments on the upper levels was on fire. No one was inside the building at the time of the fire and no one was injured.

The fire was extinguished fairly quickly but a second alarm was called out as a precaution.

Authorities report that the fire started in the kitchen but the cause of the fire is still under investigation.

Damage to the building has been estimated at $75,000.

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