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Car Fire Spreads to Trailer in Plattekill

By BOB MCCORMICK, Correspondent | April 08, 2021 | NEW YORK

Story No. 040921113

PLATTEKILL, NY - The Plattekill FD responded to a vehicle fire outside of a trailer at 211 Margaret St., off Freetown Highway, on April 8th. After arriving on scene and seeing that fire had spread to the trailer, firefighters requested a second-alarm sounded, bringing in Modena, Cronomer Valley, Wallkill, Coldenham, and Marlboro Fire Departments to the scene. Engines laid lines in from Margaret St., with additional engines on the other side of the trailer. Firefighters used hand lines to extinguish the fire. Plattekill PD and State Police responded to the scene, as well as Orange and Ulster County Deputy Fire Coordinators. Central Hudson was called for a power cut, and the Red Cross responded to help residents from the trailer. Ulster County Fire Investigation unit was called to the scene as well.

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