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Campbell Hall House Fire

By GARY HEARN, Correspondent | April 12, 2020 | NEW YORK

Story No. 041320118

Hamptonburg, NY - At 7:32 P.M. on April 12th, the Washingtonville FD was dispatched on the 1st alarm mutual aid assignment as the FAST to a report of a chimney fire in a house on Eager Road in the Town of Hamptonburg. Upon arrival the Campbell Hall FD found fire in the walls of a two-and-a-half story wood-frame dwelling (balloon construction). The crew of Washingtonville Rescue Engine 580 was put to work checking for fire extension and conducting overhaul operations on the second floor of the dwelling and a second FAST was requested. The fire was contained to the walls on the first and second floors.

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