Mount Vernon Firefighters Investigate Fatal Fire
The Mount Vernon Fire Department responded to an apartment fire on Shirley Ave. Thursday evening.
Firefighters said one person died in the fire that started shortly after 7:30 p.m.
Nine people lived in the apartments and are being helped by the Red Cross.
“My biggest thing is, it's Valentine's Day and I'm thinking about his mom. It's a shame,” said neighbor Casie Carman.
The identity of the victim was not immediately available.
The cause of the fire is still under investigation.
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