Rescue in Rocester, NY


(ABC 6 NEWS) Rochester fire fighters rescued a woman and several young children from a house fire late Monday night.

Crews were called to the 200 block of 13 Avenue SE at about 11:15 p.m.

Investigators say the woman and four children were standing on the second floor awning of the home when crews arrived. Officials say smoke was billowing out of the windows.

Fire fighters used a ladder to rescue the group from the awning. They then were able to put out the fire, officials say.

The family was treated at the scene by emergency responders from Gold Cross Ambulance then released. No injuries were reported, except for minor smoke inhalation, officials say.

No fire fighters were injured during the incident.

Investigators say it is believed the fire started in the kitchen. An official investigation is pending.