Fire Officials name cause of Buck Apartment fire in Whitesboro

By WKTV News

WHITEBORO, N.Y. (WKTV) - The Whitesboro Fire Chief Friday said a lit cigarette was the cause of Tuesday's fire at Mary D. Buck Apartments in Whitesboro.

It started in a first-floor apartment, but filled the complex with smoke.

Dozens of elderly and disabled people had to be evacuated.

The occupant of the apartment was hospitalized and treated for smoke inhalation.

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