Fire causes major damage to Matthew Street home

Local News

ELMIRA, N.Y. (WETM) – A fire Monday evening caused major damage to a home in Elmira.

It happened before 7 p.m. at a home on the 5-hundred block of Matthew Street.

As you can see from the photos in this article, fire crews had to knock out the fire that appeared to be on the second floor. A hole was left where the front window of the second floor was located.

Neighbors watched as smoke billowed into the evening sky. The fire is now out, crews remained on the scene through the evening.

No word on if anyone was home at the time of the cause of the fire. We are waiting for an update from the fire department.

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