A fire Wednesday morning in a vacant house on Northampton Street spread to two neighboring homes, displacing five adults, according to the Buffalo Fire Department.
The fire was reported shortly before 5 a.m., according to fire department radio transmissions. It started at 218 Northampton and spread to 214 and 224 Northampton, according to fire department radio transmissions.
Firefighters requested emergency demolition of 214 and 218 Northampton. The Red Cross was called to help five adults who lived in two apartments at 224 Northampton.
The cause of the blaze is under investigation.