Fire torches vacant Ossining house on State Street

Dozens of firefighters from across Westchester battled a three-alarm blaze in Ossining this afternoon. Fire officials say a police officer was driving by a vacant

OSSINING - Dozens of firefighters from across Westchester battled a three-alarm blaze in Ossining this afternoon.

Fire officials say a police officer was driving by a vacant house on State Street when he saw smoke and called it in at around 12:30 p.m.

Crews say the house is gutted and majority of the damage is on the second floor.

Firefighters were able to bring the fire under control in about an hour.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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