Two firefighters sustained minor injuries and a seven-person family is displaced following an early morning structure fire Wednesday in the City of Poughkeepsie, according to a press release from the city fire department.
Firefighters responded to a two-and-a-half-story home at 172 Mansion Street at around 4:20 a.m. The fire began on the first floor toward the rear and spread upward, causing significant fire damage to all levels. Responding units were cleared by 8:51 a.m.
The cause of the fire is undetermined at this time.
The city fire department was assisted by Arlington and Fairview fire districts, and the American Red Cross also assisted at the scene.