Riverside family loses everything in morning house fire

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Crews brought a house fire in Buffalo’s Riverside neighborhood under control on Friday morning.

Firefighters arrived at the scene on Crowley Ave. just before 5 a.m.

There, flames could be seen shooting out of the roof, near the house’s rear.

The Buffalo Fire Department’s Chief says a woman in her twenties was rescued from the porch roof. Although she suffered smoke inhalation, she is expected to be okay.

A Captain with the fire department suffered lacerations.

Traffic was blocked off as crews worked on dousing the flames.

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