The Red Cross is helping two adults and eight children after a fire Monday morning in a Bissell Avenue home, the Buffalo Fire Department Alarm Office said.

The blaze at 76 Bissell, between Genesee Street and Walden Avenue, was reported at 5:15 a.m. The fire started on the first floor of the 2 1/2-story house.

Damage to the house was estimated at $80,000. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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