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Garage fire in Buffalo’s Riverside neighborhood spreads to two other garages

A fire in a converted garage in Riverside on Monday night spread to two neighboring garages.

The blaze at 75 Philadelphia St., between Ontario Street and Esser Avenue, was reported at 10:41 p.m., according to the Buffalo Fire Department alarm office.

Damage to the 1½-story garage, which had been converted to a residential space, was pegged at $20,000.

The fire spread to a 1-story garage at 71 Philadelphia, which sustained $15,000 in damage. It also spread to a 1-story garage at 37 Beatrice Ave. That garage sustained $3,000 in damage.

The cause of the blaze is under investigation.