Fire breaks out at home in Tipp Hill

A house fire turned into a search for an elderly women in Syracuseâ??s Tipp Hill neighborhood Friday morning.

Officials say the fire damaged the first floor and caused some minor damage to the second floor.

An elderly woman reportedly lives on the first floor of the two story home on Emerson Avenue, but crews say they couldn't find her after a thorough search.

Neighbors told firefighters they haven't seen the woman at the house in over a month.

No one else was home at the time, and there were no injuries.