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Red Cross called in to help family of four after house fire in Westmoreland

The Red Cross was called in to help a Westmoreland family of four after their house caught fire early Sunday morning.

Posted: Jan. 7, 2018 11:17 AM

Westmoreland, N.Y. - The Red Cross was called in early Sunday morning after a family of two adults and two children were forced out of their burning home in Westmoreland.


It happened on Lowell Rd. shortly after 5:00 a.m..

Westmoreland Fire officials say everyone made it out safely, including the family's pets.

Fire officials say the fire originated in the middle of the home and spread through the rest of the home, but no cause has yet been determined. Officials say the home may not be salvageable.

Firefighters had to cut exterior portions out so they could get into some rooms of the building.

The family is staying at a friend's house and is being assisted by the Red Cross.

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