Fire damages Mt. Kisco home

A massive fire damaged a Mount Kisco home last night. The family was able to evacuate safely and call 911 after they smelled something burning.

Firefighters say the family managed to evacuate and no one was hurt.

Firefighters say the family managed to evacuate and no one was hurt. (1/12/13)

MOUNT KISCO - A massive fire damaged a Mount Kisco home last night, and left a family homeless.
 
Chief Tom Jackson from the Mount Kisco Fire Department says it took around 60 firefighters to put out the fire at around 10 p.m. last night. Jackson says the fire department had to bring tankers in because there are no fire hydrants near the Nitra Road house.
 
The family was able to evacuate safely and call 911 after they smelled something burning. Authorities say no one was hurt.
 
Officials say the cause of the fire was due to an overheated extension cord.
 
Firefighters say they've had to fight several fires in the area in the past, and one building even burned to the ground. They say fires in the area spread quickly and can cause a lot of damage because there are simply no fire hydrants nearby.

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