Buffalo (NY) firefighters of the 4th Battalion, 1st Platoon battled a large two-and-a-half story frame dwelling at 1421 Michigan Avenue on Buffalo’s East Side on Monday morning, April 15, 2019.
Firefighters used three 1¾-inch hand lines and two tower ladders to bring the fire under control. The occupants were not at home at the time of the fire. Damage was listed at $175,000 to the building and $125,000 to the contents. 83 Glenwood Avenue received $15,000 exposure damage.
The Red Cross was called to assist the family. The building collapsed about 20 minutes into the fire. The cause is under investigation.