Nearly 2 dozen homeless after Mount Vernon house fire

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MOUNT VERNON -

Nearly two dozen people are homeless after a fire ripped through a home in Mount Vernon Monday evening.

Mount Vernon fire officials say the fire occurred at a home on Franklin Avenue around 5 p.m.

No one was injured in the fire, and the Red Cross is assisting families who were displaced.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.

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