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Apartment Fire with Burn Victim in New Windsor

By BOB MCCORMICK, Correspondent | January 29, 2021 | NEW YORK

Story No. 012921107

New Windsor, NY - The New Windsor FD responded to a structure fire at 56 Kenwood Drive on January 29th. New Windsor Police arrived and confirmed an active fire. New Windsor Command requested the City of Newburgh, Vails Gate, Cornwall, and Cornwall-on-Hudson Fire Departments to the scene. Good Will FD was requested to set up the landing zone for a Medevac. Firefighters used hand lines to contain the fire and ground ladders to remove one subject who was then transported by New Windsor EMS to the landing zone. Life Net airlifted the occupant who suffered burn injuries to Westchester Medical Center. The fire is under investigation at this time.

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