Update: Firefighter rescues child from burning home

House fire on Stevens Avenue in Buffalo causes $45,000 damages.

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Four children were taken to the hospital following a house fire on the city’s east side.

It happened on Stevens Avenue near Scajaquada Street around 2 a.m. Saturday.

A city spokesperson tell us a firefighter rescued one of the children from the burning home.The firefighter climbed up a ladder and pulled the child to safety.

No one was injured in the fire but the four children were taken to Women and Children’s Hospital as a precaution.

The fire caused at least $45,000 in damage, according to dispatchers.

The cause is under investigation.

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