Buffalo Firefighters responded last night at 2208 Hrs for a report of a structure fire called in by Engine 21 returning from an EMS call on Best St.
Engine 21 was on location reporting smoke showing from the 2nd floor of a 2 1/2 story vacant house & further reported fire on the 1st floor. B-43 reported an exposure problem on the #4 side & Ladder 6 reported the floor joists burned away between the 1st & 2nd floors. B-56 ordered all crews out for defensive operations & further reported fire on the 1st floor with extension throughout the structure. B-56 requested an additional Engine to the scene.