Candle sparks East Aurora house fire

EAST AURORA, N.Y. (WIVB) — Authorities say a candle started a fire at a N. Willow St. home in the village of East Aurora on Monday morning.

The fire reportedly started around 3 a.m. on the second floor of the house, leading to response from East Aurora and Orchard Park authorities.

A mother and her children were able to leave the home safely and firefighters were able to extinguish the flames in about half an hour.

It is not yet known how much damage the fire caused. 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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