Pet killed, firefighter injured in Whitesboro St. fire

By WKTV News

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - A fire late Tuesday night has damaged a home and killed a family pet. It started around 11:45 p.m. at 1215 Whitesboro Street.

Officials say a firefighter suffered an eye injury while fighting the fire. We're told that firefighter has been treated and released.

Crews say the flames broke out on the first floor of the building.

We're told three people lived in the home. All of the people were able to escape safely.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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