Five families are in temporary housing after their apartment building in Poughkeepsie was damaged by fire.  Volunteers from the Mid-Hudson Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross of Northeastern New York are assisting the nine adults and two children with housing and other needs after a fire Saturday morning at the apartment building on Mill Street in Poughkeepsie.  Poughkeepsie fire officials say the fire broke out about 10:30am on the top floor of the brick building at 197 Mill Street and was caused by accident.

 

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