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Multiple Departments Battle Large Woods Fire in Springwater

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SPRINGWATER, NY - On Wednesday, October 4th at 2:43 P.M., the Springwater Fire Department was dispatched to the woods on fire at 8018 Dutch Hollow Road.

Responders arrived on location with a wooded area on fire. A large mutual aid response brought UTVs, brush trucks and tankers from Hemlock, Sparta, Cohocton, Dansville, Atlanta, Wayland, Livonia, Groveland,Conesus and Richmond fire departments.

One firefighter was transported to a local hospital and treated for heat exhaustion.

It took several hours to extingish the blaze, with units clearing the scene shortly after 7:00 P.M.

Also assisting at the scene were Livonia EMS, Livingston County EMS, Livingston County Emergency Management, Livingston County Sheriff's Office and New York State Forest Ranger.


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JEFFREY ARNOLDSenior Correspondent

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