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House badly damaged after fire on Farragut St.

Firefighters were able to get to the fire as it spread to the first floor and bring it under control in about 30 minutes. There were no working smoke detectors in the home. (Photo: Rochester Fire Department)

Rochester, N.Y. (WHAM) - Firefighters were able to extinguish a house fire in Rochester on Tuesday night.

The Rochester Fire Department was called to a house on Farragut Street shortly after 8 p.m.

When crews arrived, they saw smoke coming from the basement of the home. Firefighters were able to get to the fire as it spread to the first floor and bring it under control in about 30 minutes. There were no working smoke detectors in the home.

The house was extensively damaged by the fire, according to investigators.

No one was home at the time. The Red Cross is helping two adults who live at the home.

Fire investigators are working to determine the cause of the fire.

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