Dozens displaced after Cypress Hills house fire

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CYPRESS HILLS -

A two-alarm fire displaced dozens of people in Cypress Hills Thursday, officials say.

The fire started around 1 a.m. on the second floor inside 175 Ashford St., a city-subsidized house for homeless people. The fire then spread to other homes.

Jerome Sapp, a resident of 175 Ashford St., says 17 people lived in the home.

Fire officials say two people suffered minor injuries.

Fire officials are investigating the cause.

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