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Two-Alarm Fire Displaces Six in Kingston

By JOHN BECHTOLD, Correspondent | May 08, 2021 | NEW YORK

Story No. 051121111

KINGSTON, NY - On May 8th, the Kingston FD responded to a second-alarm structure fire at 65 Liberty Street. Fire and smoke was showing upon the arrival of firefighters. Kingston FD Lt. Kristina Meschi said the fire started in a second floor apartment and caused extensive damage to the second floor apartment and attic of the home, with water damage to the first floor apartment. The Ulster Hose Co. #5 FAST team was called to the scene. Firefighters cleared the scene at 11:45 A.M. One firefighter suffered a minor injury, Meschi said.

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