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Mount Vernon Fire Officials Investigating Massive Union Avenue Fire

A fire tore through a Mount Vernon home Wednesday.
A fire tore through a Mount Vernon home Wednesday. Photo Credit: Instagram user john_h0pkins via Kempters Fire Wire

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. – A Mount Vernon property was destroyed on Wednesday after fire tore through the home, razing it while firefighters attempted to knock down the flames.

All hands were on deck shortly after 2 p.m. on Wednesday on Union Avenue, as fire crews responded to reports of a house engulfed in flame. Firefighters would battle the blaze, but ultimately, the multi-story house ended up as a mound of ash and rubble.

Members of the Eastchester Volunteer Ambulance Corps. assisted Mount Vernon firefighters during the incident. The cause of the fire remains unknown, as fire officials continue their investigation into Wednesday’s blaze, which destroyed one home and left heavy damage to neighboring dwellings.

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