Flames spread: An apartment building in Clarence was heavily damaged by fire Sunday afternoon, Amherst Fire Control reported. Firefighters responded at 2:52 p.m. to a fire on a second-floor balcony at 4101 Coventry Green Circle that spread to the apartment. Damage was estimated at $200,000 to the structure and $100,000 to its contents. No injuries were reported. The cause remains under investigation.