MONROE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Serious injuries have been reported after an apparent explosion and fire overnight in the town of Monroe in Orange County.

Fire crews found a bungalow on Cromwell Road fully engulfed in flames when they arrived. For firefighters, the remote location played a role in the fight.

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“This area does not have hydrants, so they had to establish a remote water supply to provide water to the scene,” said Orange County Emergency Services Deputy Commissioner Vini Tankasali.

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The fire is now under control. Three people were seriously hurt and another six people suffered minor injuries.

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The cause of the fire is under investigation.