DEERFIELD, N.Y. – Smoke filled a home on Summerset Way in Deerfield Tuesday afternoon after the garage caught on fire around 3:45 p.m.
A New York State Police trooper was the first to arrive on the scene, and said the fire was already out of control by the time he got there.
The flames spread from the garage to the attic, causing severe water and smoke damage throughout the house.
The family was home at the time the fire started and made it out safely. The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
Crews from a number of departments were called in to assist.
Firefighters were able to get the fire under control by 6 p.m.
A GoFundMe has been created for the family, which can be viewed here.