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Three-Alarm Fire Causes Building Collapse In Mount Vernon

The fire broke out at Sal's Deli at 226 Gramatan Avenue around 1 a.m. Monday.
The fire broke out at Sal's Deli at 226 Gramatan Avenue around 1 a.m. Monday. Photo Credit: WABC-7 screen grab
The fire broke out at 226 Gramatan Avenue around 1 a.m. Monday.
The fire broke out at 226 Gramatan Avenue around 1 a.m. Monday. Photo Credit: Google Maps

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- A three-alarm fire that broke out in a deli on Gramatan Avenue in the early morning hours Monday has resulted in an apartment building collapse, residents to evacuate their apartments, according to reports.

The fire broke out at Sal's Deli at 226 Gramatan Avenue at around 1 a.m., ripping through nearby stores and causing the collapse of the three-story apartment.

Twelve people have been displaced, according to WABC-TV. There have not been any injuries reported.

The Mount Vernon Fire Department cut power in the vicinity, resulting in the closure of nearby Mandela High School.

Firefighters from Yonkers and Pelham are assisting in battling the blaze.

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