Six families are homeless following a fire in Orange County.

On Tuesday around 6 a.m., Town of Wallkill police responded to a report of a fire on Sherwood Drive South.

The responding officer arrived and found several apartments fully engulfed in flames and began evacuating residents. There are no reported injuries.

The fire was put out by firefighters from Silver Lake, Circleville and Goshen.

Six families were displaced by the fire. The families are being assisted by the American Red Cross.

The cause of the fire is still unknown and an investigation by the Orange County Division of Fire Services and Town of Wallkill Detectives is underway.

Firefighters cut the roof of a building where a fire spread at Hudson Terrace in the City of Poughkeepsie.

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