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Poughkeepsie Fire Spreads From One Home To Another

Poughkeepsie firefighters battle a two-alarm blaze that started outside 163 N. Hamilton St. on Monday, Feb. 29, and spread to a neighboring home.
Poughkeepsie firefighters battle a two-alarm blaze that started outside 163 N. Hamilton St. on Monday, Feb. 29, and spread to a neighboring home. Photo Credit: City of Poughkeepsie Fire Department/Facebook

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. – A fire that started outside one house in Poughkeepsie destroyed a neighboring home, according to a report by the Poughkeepsie Journal.

Fire officials told the Poughkeepsie Journal that the fire, which began at 163 N. Hamilton St. Monday, Feb. 29, and spread to the house next door, so far appears accidental.

The first home sustained some exterior damage and smoke damage, but the second home, 165 N. Hamilton St., was declared a total loss by fire officials, the Poughkeepsie Journal story said.

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