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Home Struck by Lightning in Newburgh

By BOB MCCORMICK, Correspondent | July 08, 2020 | NEW YORK

Story No. 070920100

Newburgh, NY - Winona Lake FD was dispatched to a residence struck by lightning with smoke inside the home at 6 Shady Lane on July 8th. Winona Lake requested mutual aid to the scene, bringing in Orange Lake, City of Newburgh, Good Will and Cronomer Valley. Middlehope FD was on stand by during the incident. After the fire was knocked down crews then checked for extensions before clearing the scene. Orange County Deputy Fire Coordinator 36-13, Town of Newburgh Police and EMS were also at the scene.

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