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Man, cat die in Tuesday night fire on Roesch Avenue in Buffalo

Firefighters say the fire started in the first floor living room and spread to the second floor shortly after 9:30 p.m. Tuesday.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — A man is dead following a fire in Buffalo's Riverside neighborhood Tuesday night.

Fire officials say flames broke out in a first floor living room of a home on Roesch Avenue and spread to the second floor shortly after 9:30 p.m.

The body of the unidentified 56-year-old victim was found in a second floor bedroom. A cat also died in the fire.

Damage to the home was set at $140,000 and a cause is not known at this time.

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