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Candle blamed for overnight fire in Buffalo

Careless use of a candle was blamed for a fire that caused an estimated $60,000 damage at a Buffalo home late Tuesday night.

The fire, at 438 Cambridge Ave., was reported at 11:31 p.m., according to fire dispatch. It started in a first-floor bedroom of the 1 1/2-story frame home and extended slightly to the upper floor.

Damage was estimated at $40,000 to the structure and $20,000 to its contents.