BUFFALO, NY - The Buffalo Fire Department battled a large house fire on the city's west side Friday.
Firefighters were called to 418 Busti Avenue just after 1 p.m. The 2-1/2 story home suffered $26,000 in damage.
A neighboring house suffered about $5,000 in damage to the exterior.
The cause of the fire is unknown, but fire officials say the house was full of debris. The residents were not home at the time, but a dog died in the fire.
The Red Cross is assisting two adults and one child who lived in the home.