Fire destroys house on Adams Street in Mount Vernon
A fire ripped through a Mount Vernon home last night, displacing two residents.
Firefighters say they received a 911 call just before 6 p.m. about a house fire at the corner of Adams Street and Union Avenue. Despite a lack of manpower due to budget issues, fire crews managed to extinguish the fire, which had spread from the second floor up into the attic.
Neighbors say the woman who...