Firefighter hurt at overnight house fire

Scene of overnight house fire on Wade Avenue, Buffalo.

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — One firefighter had to be brought to the hospital from the scene of an overnight house fire, according to a chief at the scene.

The fire started in a house on Wade Avenue just after 1:30 a.m. Sunday.

The fire started in the first floor of the home, where firefighters found a gas can, according to Tom Reddington, Battalion Chief.

Investigators will look at whether the gas can played any role in the fire, said Reddington.

Damages to the building are estimated at $60,000, with $10,000 in damage to the contents of the building. 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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