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Driver Flees After Car Catches Fire in City of Newburgh

By BOB MCCORMICK, Correspondent | June 14, 2021 | NEW YORK

Story No. 061521103

NEWBURGH, NY - The City of Newburgh FD responded to a vehicle fire at 328 South Street on June 14th. Car 4 arrived and called into dispatch that it was a working vehicle fire. Engines on scene stretched two lines and extinguished the fire. Firefighters then checked the vehicle for hot spots. Witnesses at the scene told City of Newburgh Police that the subject driving the vehicle exited the vehicle and ran east on South Street. City of Newburgh Police were looking for the subject.

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