Buffalo firefighters responded to three house fires from Sunday night into early Monday morning, two of them at vacant structures on the East Side and one in an occupied residence in South Buffalo.
The first fire occurred at 9:30 p.m. Sunday in an occupied 1-½ story, Cape Cod house at 37 Remington Pl., near Southside Parkway and N. Legion Drive. Damage was estimated at $90,000 and a cause for the fire remains under investigation. No injuries were reported.
The second fire was called in at 2:09 a.m. at a vacant 1-½ story, wood-framed house at 190 Townsend St. Engine Company 3 under command of Capt. Mark Mendola put out the blaze. Damage was set at $10,000 and an investigation into the cause of the fire was continuing.
The third fire at 4:16 a.m. was in the other vacant home, 184 Gibson St. Firefighters from the 3rd Battalion, 4th Platoon, doused that blaze in the 2-story, wood-framed house. Damage was $15,000. The cause remains under investigation.