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Basement Fire Damages Home in Newburgh

By BOB MCCORMICK, Correspondent | July 19, 2020 | NEW YORK

Story No. 072020104

Newburgh, NY - Winona Lake FD was dispatched to a structure fire at 3 Algonqiun Drive on July 19th. Command reported an active basement fire and requested mutual aid to the scene, bringing in Dan Leghorn, Newburgh as the FAST, Good Will, Coldenham and New Windsor on stand by. Two hand lines were stretched, one to the basement and one to the front of the residence. The fire was knocked down at the 20 minute status check. Town of Newburgh EMS and Mobile Life ALS were on stand by at the scene, and Town of Newburgh's Fire Inspector was called to the scene.

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