NIAGARA FALLS -- Fire damaged an apartment house at 518 Ferry Ave. late Monday, the Fire Department said. fire erupted about 10:50 p.m. and was brought under control at 11:04. The 1 1/2 -story frame building, containing four apartments, is owned by Regina McCray of Grand Island. Only one of the apartments is occupied, but the tenant was not home at the time of the blaze.
The fire started in a front bedroom of a vacant first-floor apartment and was confined to that room. Damage was estimated at $5,000. No injuries were reported. The cause is under investigation.