Sadly, two adults and one child died in an overnight apartment fire on E. Utica Street in Buffalo.

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An morning fire at 57 East Utica Street on Friday, September 25, 2020, claimed the lives of two adults and one child, according to WGRZ. The Buffalo Fire Department responded to the scene around 2 am. Officials with the Buffalo Fire Department believe that the firs started in a car, then spread to the apartment, which had three units, according to WKBW.

The three victims have been identified as a 25-year-old man, Anthony Gouchie, a 28-year-old woman, Emma Johnson, and their one-year-old child Amira, died in the fire. Anthony's mom, Ruth, has started a GoFundMe page, with a goal of $10,000.

"Today, Friday September 25th, 2020, I received the worst words a mother can ever hear. That my son, Anthony Gouchie, His girlfriend Emma Johnson and my 1 year old granddaughter Amira have passed away in a tragic house fire in Buffalo. As I cannot fathom burying them at this time, it all seems unreal. My first born child, Is no longer with me. I will no longer be able to watch Amira grow up and know what she could have become. I'm at a loss of words, on top of now having to worry about costs of the funerals of not one, but three people."

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