TOWN OF TONAWANDA, NY - Town of Tonawanda police tell us that one man was sent to the hospital Tuesday morning after escaping a house fire on Niagara Falls Boulevard near Decatur Rd.

Police say two people were in the home and both were able to escape, but the male did so by jumping from an awning and was taken to the hospital with a leg injury.

Southbound Niagara Falls Boulevard is closed between Lincoln Park Dr. and Decatur Rd., while fire crews are on scene.

The fire is now under control and the cause under investigation.