University Heights fire under investigation

An overnight fire in Buffalo's University Heights neighborhood is under investigation.

BUFFALO, NY - An overnight fire in Buffalo's University Heights neighborhood is under investigation.

The fire started around 1:00 a.m. Thursday on Winspear Avenue. It was upgraded to a 2-alarm fire due to high winds in the area.

Neighbors say the home was vacant.

The Buffalo Fire Department tells 2 on Your Side that one of the firefighters fell through a floor, but is expected to be okay. No one else was hurt.

Damages to the home are estimated at around $85,000. There was slight damage to the siding of a neighboring home, but it is habitable. 

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