A fire in Port Republic forced a family out of their home on Old New York Road on Monday night.

Authorities arrived at the scene around 10 p.m. and battled the blaze, State Police said. Investigators finally cleared the scene around 11 a.m. this morning, police said. The fire is believed to have been unintentionally set.

Police did not have more information on the family but said the house is a total loss.

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