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Car Fire at Modena Rest Area Quickly Knocked

By BOB MCCORMICK, Correspondent | July 23, 2021 | NEW YORK

Story No. 072621106

MODENA, NY - On July 23rd, Cronomer Valley FD responded to a reported vehicle fire at the Modena rest area on the New York State Thruway. Car One arrived and requested the Plattekill FD to the scene. Firefighters used a hand line to knock the fire down and additional hand tools to open the doors of the vehicle. Cronomer Valley Fire Police blocked off the exit ramp to the front of the rest area during the incident. New York State Police were also at the scene.

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