Officials are investigating the cause of a fire on the far west end of the City of Binghamton that sent one person to the hospital.

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The blaze at 8 1/2 Margaret Street near the intersection with Floral Avenue was reported on the second floor of what appears to be a two-family house at around at 6:13 p.m. October 12.

Broome County Emergency Services officials confirm the home is located in the part of Margaret Street that is in the City of Binghamton while other parts of the street fall in the Village of Johnson City.

Only City firefighters responded to the blaze and had it quickly under control.  Crews were on the scene for about two hours.

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