Fire scorches 2 homes on East 9th Street

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A fire tore through two houses on East 98th Street Wednesday night, displacing at least two families.

News 12 is told two people suffered minor injuries. One of them declined medical attention.

Fire officials say it sparked near the back porch of one house around 7 p.m. Flames spread upward and next door.

One house has minor damage. The other is unlivable, according to authorities.

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