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Fire breaks out at party rental warehouse in Mount Vernon

Posted at 7:43 AM, Sep 01, 2016
and last updated 2016-09-01 07:43:35-04

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. – Flames tore through a party rental warehouse in Mount Vernon early Thursday, authorities said.

The fire broke out about 3 a.m. at Westside Party and Tent Rental, located at 200 S. 13th St.

Shortly after 7 a.m., white smoke was emanating from the building, a good indication the fire is out and under control. Crews remained on the scene monitoring for hot spots.

No one was inside the fire began, officials said. The business opens at 8 a.m., according to the warehouse’s website.

The cause of the fire is unknown.