The fire was reported at 515 Turtle Bay Drive, Syracuse, at 10:45 p.m. The owner of the structure is Mickey Wetters and damage has been estimated up to $30,000.
According to Mickey Scott, fire chief for Turkey Creek Fire Territory, Syracuse Police were the first to arrive at the scene and reported flames visible on the east side of the home. Officers used a portable fire extinguisher through a broken window prior to firefighters arriving, but could not extinguish the fire.
Initial reports at the scene when firefighters arrived were that occupants had exited the structure initially, but one person had gone back inside the home and had not exited the building. Firefighters searched the home for the occupant with no one being located. The fire was quickly contained and extinguished within the first 10 minutes of their arrival.
The occupant who was reported to be inside the home was located and had exited the home with no reported injury.
There were no injuries to the occupants, firefighters or the pets.
The fire was contained to the room where the fire had started with smoke damaged noted throughout the home. The cause remains under investigation.
The American Red Cross was called to assist the occupants with clothing.
Turkey Creek Fire Territory was assisted at the scene by the Syracuse Police Department.