SYRACUSE – The Turkey Creek Fire Territory responded to a house fire at 11:46 a.m. Sunday at 204 E. Henry St., Syracuse, that resulted in the home and its contents considered a total loss.

The property is owned by Sheila Nesmith, who resided there with her two children. The home was unoccupied at the time of the fire. No injuries were reported.

The damage is estimated at $125,000.

According to a news release from Turkey Creek Fire Territory Chief Mickey Scott, flames were visible from the north side of the house, the east side of the house and from the roof.

Firefighters had the fire under control by 12:07 p.m. and remained at the scene until 2:43 p.m. to investigate for any extension of the fire in the house; to obtain assistance for the family from the American Red Cross; and to assist the owner with securing the property.

The Turkey Creek Fire Territory is assisting the family by accepting donations of the following items at both fire stations: men’s pants, size 30x32 and size 32x32; men’s shirts, size small and medium, for two individuals; men’s underwear, 16/18 for two individuals; men’s shoes sizes, 11-1/2 and size 12; women’s pants, size 6; women’s shirts, size small and medium; and women’s shoes, size 6-1/2.

Donations can be dropped off at Station #1 at 402 N. Huntington St., Syracuse, or at Station #2 at 8138 E. McClintic Road, Syracuse.

There also was damage to two adjacent properties at 401 N. Lake St. and 403 N. Lake St. as a result of radiant heat. The damage estimate for those two properties is $15,000.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.