One person killed in Elmira house fire

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ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – One person has died after an early morning house fire on the 400 Block of Elm Street in the City of Elmira, according to Elmira Deputy Fire Chief Dan Sincock.

According to Sincock, the department received a call at 7:25 a.m. to the two-family home. Three adults and four kids lived in the two units, as well as several pets.

One resident said he heard a loud boom right before the fire started.

The American Red Cross is on scene assisting the families affected.

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