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    4 hospitalized, including 2 firefighters, after morning fire at Buffalo residence

    By Adam Gorski,

    2024-04-20
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    BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Four people were hospitalized, including two firefighters, after a Saturday morning fire at a residence on Jewett Avenue, Buffalo Fire officials announced.

    Officials said the blaze began around 4 a.m. on the first floor of 294 Jewett Ave., which was occupied at the time. One resident was able to make it out safely, while another was rescued by firefighters from the porch roof.

    Both residents were transported to ECMC to be treated for smoke inhalation and other injuries. The two firefighters were also taken to ECMC for treatment, according to officials.

    Officials said the fire caused an estimated $300,000 in damage to the residence, and the Red Cross is assisting four adults. The blaze’s cause remains under investigation.

    Adam Gorski is a Buffalo native who joined the News 4 team in 2022. You can find more of his work here .

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