Firefighters battled a blaze Thursday morning at a home on Harris Court in Cheektowaga.
They were called to the scene at 163 Harris, off Dick Road north of George Urban Boulevard, at about 7:45 a.m.
The home sustained heavy damage.
As of about 9:30 a.m., the house was still smoldering.
The northbound lanes of Dick Road were closed between Chapel Avenue and Claudette Court for several hours, reopening just before 11 a.m.
News Photojournalist John Hickey contributed to this report.