The Red Cross is assisting three residents of a home at 215 N. 15th St. that burned last night.
There were no injuries to the three residents or firefighters, but two dogs were found deceased during searches.
According to a spokesman for the Kansas City, Kansas, Fire Department, dispatchers received the alarm about the fire at 8:05 p.m. Jan. 9.
When firefighters arrived, they saw fire coming from a second-story bedroom at the residence. Firefighters began attacking the fire.
Three residents escaped the fire unharmed, according to the spokesman.
The damage to the home was reported as about $40,000.