Investigators looking for cause of suspicious Columbia County fire

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PHILMONT, N.Y. (NEWS10) — Investigators are looking into what caused a fire in Columbia County Monday afternoon.

The fire started inside a two-story apartment building on Main Street in Philmont. Witnesses said there were large flames and a lot of smoke pouring out of the structure.

It’s unknown if anyone was inside the building at the time. Fire investigators believe the fire is suspicious and are looking into the cause.

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