ELMIRA, NY (WETM)- A structure fire taking place in the City of Elmira tonight.
Calls first came into the newsroom around 10:30 p.m. of a possible structure fire on Brand Street in Elmira. According to our reporter on the scene, smoke was seen coming out of what appears to be the attic. It is unclear if anyone was home or if there are any injuries.
In the pictures from our reporter on the scene, a ladder is seen coming off a fire truck and onto the roof. Elmira and Southport Fire were on the scene as well as Elmira police.
Upon the arrival of firefighters, they found fire coming out of the upstairs windows.
The people that were on the other side of the duplex were able to get out safely with their pets. No injuries have been reported. The Red Cross was called out to offer assistance to those displaced. It is unknown if the parties had insurance.
The cause of the fire is under investigation at this time. And we will bring you any additional information as it becomes available.
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