Buffalo Firefighters responded on 2/13/21 at 1920 Hrs for a report of something on fire in the area of Richmond Ave & Anderson Pl.
Ladder 4 went on location on Anderson Pl reporting smoke showing from the #1 side attic in a 2 1/2 story house and requested the balance of the assignment. B-44 reported smoke showing from the eaves and 2nd floor & further reported fire showing from the eaves & requested an additional 2 & 1 to the scene. Engine 37 declared a mayday for a Firefighter down on the 2nd floor and B-44 dispatched Rescue 1 to the 2nd floor. Ladder 4 reported heavy fire in the attic & B-56 requested the balance of the 2nd alarm. B-56 ordered all crews out for defensive operations and reported fire through the roof and requested the 3rd alarm to the scene to protect exposures on the #2 & #4 sides.
The fire was placed under control in 45 minutes.