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3 people, 3 dogs escape house fire on Katie Drive in Wheatfield

WHEATFIELD – Three people and three dogs escaped a house fire on Katie Drive early Friday.

The blaze at 7250 Katie, north of Niagara Falls Boulevard near Shawnee Road, was reported at 4:51 a.m., the Niagara County Sheriff’s Office said.

Sheriff’s deputies reported heavy smoke and heard flames inside the roof when they arrived at the scene.

Flames were visible in the attic shortly thereafter, the sheriff’s office said. No damage estimate was immediately available.

Firefighters from Adams, Shawnee, Frontier, St. Johnsburg and Wendelville fire companies were dispatched to the scene.

No injuries were reported and the cause is under investigation.