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The cause of a $45,000 fire Friday afternoon in Amherst is still under investigation, according to police.

The blaze, reported shortly after 1 p.m., occurred at 126 Wayne Ave., a 2 1/2 -story residence owned by Scott and Sandy Mikolajscak.

Firefighters from Ellicott Creek Fire Company responded to the blaze, which was spotted by a neighbor who noticed smoke pouring from the basement windows.

Police said the neighbor reported hearing a loud noise shortly before seeing the smoke.

Damage was estimated at $20,000 to the structure and $25,000 to its contents.

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