JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. The Jefferson City Fire Department responded to a fire early Friday morning.
According to fire officials, the fire was in the 900 block of Monroe St. Authorities arrived at the home shortly after 2 a.m.
The fire caused damages amounting to an estimated $20,000. The Red Cross is helping the seven residents with temporary housing.
Everyone living in the home was out of the house when crews got to the scene. In a news release, the fire department said there were flames and smoke coming out of the home. Three dogs were still inside the home.
Officials said they rescued two of the dogs without any injuries. The third dog got outside on its own.
One chief officer and 11 others responded to the fire.