Family of 8 displaced after early morning house fire

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- American Red Cross volunteers were called to the scene of a fire on Sunnyside Avenue Monday morning.

The Red Cross reports a family of eight, including six children ranging in age from two to 16 years of age, was in the home.{}

The Charleston Fire Department responded to the fire. We are waiting for more details from fire officials.

The Red Cross provided the victims with temporary housing and money to replace food lost in the fire, comfort kits and referrals to partner agencies to help with the family's long-term recovery.