AVERILL PARK, N.Y. – An early Sunday blaze completely engulfs a residential home in flames in Averill Park.
Calls came in at 4:06 a.m. Sunday morning for reports of a working structure fire at the location of 2869 Route 43 in Averill Park at the intersection of Route 66.
Firefighters arrived on scene to a heavy working structure fire with flames coming through the windows on all levels and spread to the roof.
Multiple fire departments had to be called in for backup, fourteen local stations in total.
No one had been occupying the residence during the duration of the fire and there have been no reported injuries at this time.
The home was burnt to the ground and declared uninhabitable. The American Red Cross provided emergency aid to two adults after the fire. They were supplied with assistance for food, clothing, and lodging.
An investigation is ongoing to determine the cause of the fire.
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