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Fire Tears Through Claremont Avenue Home In Mount Vernon

A fire tore through a Claremont Avenue home in Mount Vernon on Wednesday.
A fire tore through a Claremont Avenue home in Mount Vernon on Wednesday. Photo Credit: Jay Wegimont
A fire tore through a Claremont Avenue home in Mount Vernon on Wednesday.
A fire tore through a Claremont Avenue home in Mount Vernon on Wednesday. Photo Credit: Jay Wegimont

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. - A fast fire tore through a Mount Vernon home on Wednesday afternoon, displacing several residents.

Smoke could be seen billowing from a home on Claremont Avenue for several blocks, where the Mount Vernon Fire Department and mutual aid partners responded shortly before 6 p.m.

The fire broke out at approximately 5:45 p.m. before a second alarm was quickly raised as flames shot through the third floor, prompting assistance from nearby departments.

As of 7 p.m., the fire was not yet completely under control. It is unknown if there were any injuries. Keep following Daily Voice for more information as it becomes available.

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