By Nick Janes

ELK GROVE (CBS13) – The Red Cross is helping out an Elk Grove family and their pet dog after their homes was destroyed by fire overnight.

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Fire crews responded to Bradshaw Road to find flames coming from a single story home.  The family of four including a child, which has lived in the home for decades, was able to escape.

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Fire fighters had to rescue the family’s small pet dog which needed a little oxygen but is expected to be fine.

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The home posed a somewhat unique situation for fire fighters because it has a basement which is not common in California.