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Second-Alarm Called at Newburgh Structure Fire

By BOB MCCORMICK, Correspondent | May 02, 2021 | NEW YORK

Story No. 050321102

NEWBURGH, NY - On May 2nd, Good Will FD responded to smoke coming from a house at 41 Route 17K. Good Will Command requested a second-alarm sounded for a working structure fire. Responding to the scene were Winona Lake, Air National Guard and City of Newburgh Fire Departments.

Good Will had two lines stretched and Winona Lake supplied water to Good Will. After fire was seen coming from the east side of the residence, Winona Lake and Good Will used their deck guns to put the fire out.

Members eventually entered the building and smashed windows to extinguish hot spots before conducting overhaul.

Orange County Deputy Fire Coordinator 36-15 and Town of Newburgh EMS were at the scene. Town of Newburgh Police directed traffic on Route 17K during the incident. Central Hudson was called in for a power cut. The fire is now under investigation.

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