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Fully Involved Fire Damages Home in Montgomery

By BOB MCCORMICK, Correspondent | October 19, 2021 | NEW YORK

Story No. 102021120

MONTGOMERY, NY - The Montgomery FD responded to a structure fire at 5 Maple Lane on October 19th. Command arrived and requested a second-alarm to be sounded after finding the residence fully involved. Initial reports stated that a female was still inside the residence, but she was confirmed to be outside.

Additional units responded from Walden, Coldenham, Washingtonville for their FAST, Maybrook, Pine Bush, Silver Lake, City of Newburgh for their FAST, Orange Lake, and Air National Guard Fire Departments, as well as Village of Montgomery and New York State Police, and Montgomery and Town of Newburgh EMS. Central Hudson was called for a power cut.

Firefighters used hand lines and hand tools to knock down the fire, as well as two ladders that were in operation. Fire investigators were called to the scene.

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