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Two-Alarm Fire Does Significant Damage to Newburgh Home

By BOB MCCORMICK, Correspondent | April 04, 2021 | NEW YORK

Story No. 040521101

NEWBURGH, NY - Orange Lake FD responded to a structure fire during the early morning hours of April 4th at 115 Meadow Hill Road.

As Orange Lake units pulled up, flames were shooting out of the roof area. Orange Lake Command requested a second-alarm, bringing in the City of Newburgh for their FAST, Winona Lake and Air National Guard Fire Departments to the scene.

Firefighters used hand lines to knock the bulk of the fire down and then attacked the front porch area. The fire was contained inside the residence.

Town of Newburgh Police and EMS were at the scene. Central Hudson was called for a power cut. The Town of Newburgh Fire inspector and Deputy Orange County Fire Coordinator 36-13 were also called to the scene.

The fire is currently under investigation.

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.