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Partial Building Collapse in Town of Newburgh

By COLDENHAM FIRE-RESCUE, Correspondent | August 23, 2021 | NEW YORK

Story No. 082521109

NEWBURGH, NY - At approximately 11:30 A.M. on Monday, August 23rd, the Coldenham Fire Department was dispatched to assist Central Hudson with keeping people out of a building located in the Town of Newburgh.

Firefighters arrived on scene to find a one-story warehouse with a partial roof and wall collapse. Car 1 assumed command and requested a change in response for a confirmed partial building collapse. Members worked to confirm that no occupants were trapped in the building and checked for any gas leaks or other hazards. Thankfully, no injuries occurred.

Coldenham was assisted on scene by County Coordinator 36-15, representatives from the Orange County Technical Rescue Team Collapse Division, New York State Police, and the Port Authority of New York/New Jersey.

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.