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Four Buffalo firefighters suffered minor injuries early today in two separate fires that left eight people in need of temporary shelter. The first fire occurred shortly after midnight in a two-and-half story wood frame home at 43 Military Road.

The fire was caused by unattended cooking, started on the second floor and spread to the attic.

Damage was reported at $120,000. Two adults and one child received housing assistance from the Red Cross.

The second fire occurred shortly after 1 a.m. at 23 Decker in a two-story house where one adult and four children needed temporary shelter.

Damage was estimated at $75,000 and the cause is under investigation.