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Two-Alarm Structure Fire on First St. in City of Newburgh

By BOB MCCORMICK, Correspondent | February 07, 2022 | NEW YORK

Story No. 020922100

NEWBURGH, NY - The City of Newburgh FD responded to a structure fire at 238 First Street on February 7th around 10:20 P.M. Units arrived on scene to find fire on the first and second floors, and command requested a second-alarm sounded. Mutual Aid called to the scene included West Point, Cronomer Valley and New Windsor. On stand by were Coldenham and Castle Point. Firefighters used hand lines and ground ladders to extinguish the fire. Deputy Fire Coordinator Orange County 36-14 and the City of Newburgh Fire Investigation unit were at the scene. City of Newburgh Police blocked the area off while crews worked. There were reports of two firefighters receiving medical treatment at the scene. The fire is currently under investigation.

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