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Fire Victim Identified



Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Buffalo Fire officials have identified the child who died in Sunday's fire on Fillmore Avenue.

Fire officials say seven year old Alexavier Torres-Santiago died in the blaze. Three adults and three other children were treated and released from Women and Children's Hospital for minor injuries. Buffalo Public Schools Superintendent Dr. Pamela Brown issued a statement saying Torres-Santiago was a student at Frank A. Sedita Elementary School #30. The District Crisis Team will provide counseling for students, parents, and staff until further notice.

Firefighters say the cause remains under investigation.

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