- Associated Press - Wednesday, October 12, 2016

PORT JERVIS, N.Y. (AP) - Investigators are trying to figure out what sparked a blaze that tore through two buildings in upstate New York, displacing about a dozen people.

The Times Herald-Record of Middletown reports (https://bit.ly/2e0xXMZ ) the fire broke out in Port Jervis in Orange County early Tuesday. The families living in one of the buildings were able to escape from their second- and third-story apartments.

Mayor Kelly Decker says there were no major injuries during the fire.

The Salvation Army is working with residents who lost their homes.


Information from: The Times Herald-Record, https://www.th-record.com

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