ROTTERDAM, N.Y. (NEWS10) – A Rotterdam home is a total loss after a fire Friday afternoon.
The fire began around 1:30 p.m. Friday at a home on Westside Avenue.
A mom and her three kids were in the home at the time. They all made it out safely; however, several pets died in the fire.
It took firefighters a few hours to put out the blaze. They said winter weather proved to be a challenge.
The woman’s brother said the family is focused on making sure the kids realize how important family is and that people will be coming together to help them.
The cause of the fire is under investigation.