Three younger youngsters rescued from burning residence in Buffalo; mom taken into custody

BUFFALO, NY (WKBW) – Buffalo Fire Department officials say three children were rescued from a burning house on Goodyear Avenue in Buffalo without an adult present; and a mother who returned to the burning house was then taken into custody.

The fire broke out just before 9:30 a.m. Monday morning in a house on Goodyear Avenue near Genesee Street.

Authorities say two children were rescued by firefighters near the entrance to the house and the third child was rescued from a bedroom.

Investigators said the children, ages two, three and five, were taken to Oishei Children’s Hospital for examination but were not injured.

Indictment against the mother is pending.

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