Volunteer firefighters in Cheektowaga doused a fire on Pinewood Terrace Friday afternoon.
Dispatchers received a call shortly after noon, and upon arrival Cheektowaga police reported smoke from the basement of 28 Pinewood Terrace.
Firefighters from U-Crest, Pine Hill Hose and Cleveland Hill volunteer fire companies then battled heavy flames in a first-floor living room.
The fire was under control in 26 minutes.
Firefighters from Forks and Rescue also responded.