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Residents Displaced by Second-Alarm in City of Newburgh

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

NEWBURGH, NY - City of Newburgh Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire early Sunday, May 14th, at 583 South Street. Units arrived and requested a second-alarm sounded.

West Point and Air National Guard Fire Departments responded to the scene. Firefighters used hand lines to extinguish the fire while additional firefighters entered the residence and assisted with checking for extension and hot spots.

Central Hudson was called to the scene for a power cut. Mobile Life ALS and Orange County Deputy Fire Coordinator 36-13 were at the scene.

The fire was called under control at the 50 minute status check. The Red Cross was notified to assist six people who were displaced from the residence.

FD Origin/Cause Unit was called, and the fire is under investigation. Good Will and Highland Fire Departments stood by at Newburgh's Public Safety Building during the incident. 






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BOB MCCORMICKCorrespondent

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