- Associated Press - Monday, October 19, 2015

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. (AP) - Firefighters are battling a blaze in a strip mall in suburban New York City.

The fire erupted in the basement of Sal’s Deli on Gramatan Avenue in Mount Vernon sometime after midnight Monday.

It has forced the evacuation of residents from apartments above the shop.

There are no immediately reports of injuries.

The Journal News (https://lohud.us/1PBA7B3 ) says two floors above the deli have collapsed. The blaze also has spread to several other buildings, including a laundry facility and cleaners.

The cause of the fire was not immediately known.


Information from: The Journal News, https://www.lohud.com

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