A fire Tuesday morning resulted in the total loss of an Academy Street residence and one occupant receiving minor injuries.
Salamanca Fire Department responded at 7:40 a.m. to a fire at 119 Academy St., Fire Chief Nick Bocharski reported.
Upon arrival, firefighters were met with heavy fire coming from both floors of the two-story apartment building. Bocharski said firefighters quickly controlled the flames within 30 minutes. Seneca Emergency Medical Services transported one occupant with non-life threatening injuries, Bocharski said.
“Occupants evacuated the building before the fire department’s arrival,” he added.
According to Bocharski, the building’s owners are Thomas Abrams, Andrew Odell and Edward Odell. The building was considered a total loss, Bocharski said.