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Eggertsville man pulled from burning apartment has died

The man pulled from a fire Tuesday on Millersport Highway in Eggertsville has died, according to Erie County Medical Center officials.

Mahfoz M. Shaban Jr., 46, died Tuesday night, hours after he was pulled from his burning apartment.

Shaban was unresponsive when firefighters pulled him out of the burning second-floor apartment at 780 Millersport Highway. Firefighters performed CPR and Shaban was taken by ambulance to ECMC.

Shaban died at 8:45 p.m. He suffered burns and smoke inhalation, Amherst Assistant Police Chief Charles Cohen said.

The fire spread to the other second-floor apartment. Damage was estimated at $150,000, Eggertsville Fire Chief Kiel Gentry said Wednesday.

The cause of the blaze, which started around 11 a.m., remains under investigation, Gentry said.

Man pulled from Millersport Highway apartment fire

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