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Two-Alarm Fire Damages City of Newburgh Home

By BOB MCCORMICK, Correspondent | March 03, 2021 | NEW YORK

Story No. 030321110

Newburgh, NY - The City of Newburgh FD responded to a structure fire at 446 First Street on March 3rd. On arrival, crews found the front porch fully involved, with fire also inside the front room and flames coming through the windows. Command requested a second-alarm sounded, and the West Point and Air National Guard Fire Departments were requested to the scene. Firefighters stretched three lines to the front porch area, and used ground ladders and hand tools to extinguish the fire. City of Newburgh Police blocked the area around the scene while firefighters worked. Deputy Orange County Fire Coordinator 36-13 was also at the scene. Good-Will, Vails Gate and Coldenham Fire Departments stood by at the Public Safety Building during the incident.

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