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Explosion in Garage Causes Structure Fire in Newburgh

By BOB MCCORMICK, Correspondent | May 19, 2021 | NEW YORK

Story No. 052021101

NEWBURGH, NY - Cronomer Valley FD responded to a reported explosion that caused a structure fire at 14 Laurie Lane on May 19th. Cronomer Valley Command requested the Plattekill and Good-Will Fire Departments to the scene. The fire was in the driveway and extended to the garage. A line was stretched and the fire was knocked down. Firefighters checked and removed siding on the house before clearing the scene. Deputy Fire Coordinator 36-13 was at the scene, as well as Town of Newburgh Police. The Town of Newburgh Fire Inspector was called to respond. The fire is now under investigation.

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