Family displaced after house fire on Birr Street

Posted at: 04/28/2013 6:59 PM
Updated at: 04/28/2013 7:18 PM

A local family cannot return to their home Sunday night because of the damage caused by a late morning fire.

Firefighters were called to Birr Street near Lake Avenue around 11:30 a.m.

Firefighters say when they arrived they saw smoke coming from the home and a fire on the first floor in the kitchen.

According to firefighters, they were able to put out that fire, but they say it left significant damage to the kitchen with some damage to the second floor.  

The Red Cross is helping one adult and two children Sunday night.