Total damage was estimated at $95,000 from a fire late Sunday afternoon that damaged a duplex and home in the 700 block of Taunton Place, North Buffalo.
Buffalo fire officials said the Red Cross was providing temporary assistance to four adults and a child.
Officials said the fire originated in a duplex at 758 Taunton and the blaze was brought under control within 12 minutes after firefighters arrived, shortly after 3:30 p.m. Damage to the duplex was estimated at $70,000 to the building and $20,000 to contents. Exposure damage to 756 Taunton was placed at $5,000.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
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