UTICA- The Red Cross is assisting eight people after a fire on Whitesboro Street in Utica on Wednesday night.
Crews were called to 1804 Whitesboro Street for reports of a fire.
Officials with the Utica Fire Department said the fire started in the basement.
Four adults, four children and some pets were inside, but all of them made it out safely.
Firefighters said there is a lot of smoke damage in the residence, so the Red Cross will assisting the victims.