Family displaced after Mount Vernon house fire
A family is displaced after a fire destroyed their Mount Vernon home.
Firefighters were called to 72 Brookside Ave. around 10 a.m. today.
Fire officials report seeing flames bursting out of the back of the two-story wood frame home when they arrived.
The fire chief claims the owner of the home was working on a pipe, but escaped the blaze unharmed.
No one else was injured in the fire.
The Red Cross is assisting the family that was displaced.