Two-Alarm Fire Displaces Six in Kingston
By JOHN BECHTOLD, Correspondent | May 08, 2021 | NEW YORK
Story No. 051121111
Photo by John Bechtold Fire and smoke showing as a Kingston firefighter reaches for a hose line.
Photo by John Bechtold Heat, smoke and fire building in the attic area.
Photo by John BechtoldFirefighter getting air pack changed.
Photo by John BechtoldKingston firefighter Fitzgerald venting an attic window.
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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