Easter fire displaces eight in York City

Junior Gonzalez

A row house fire in York City displaced eight people on Easter morning.

Fire on 700 block of West Market Street in York City.

At 10:42 a.m., the York City Department of Fire responded to a fire call at 760 W. Market St., according to the department’s Facebook page.

When firefighters arrived, the second floor of the residence was engulfed in flames and was quickly spreading to the neighboring home at 758 W. Princess St, according to the post.

The fire originated from the second floor and was caused by hot ashes left on a charcoal grill. The fire was accidental, the post states.

Six adults and two children were displaced by the fire. All are receiving assistance from the Red Cross of Central Pennsylvania.