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Two-Alarm Structure Fire on Lander St. in City of Newburgh

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

Story No. 102521103

NEWBURGH, NY - The City of Newburgh FD responded to a reported structure fire at 158 Lander Street on October 23rd. On arrival Command requested a second-alarm to be transmitted, bringing West Point and Air National Guard Fire Departments to the scene. The fire was found on the first floor and had extended to the basement area. Firefighters used hand lines to knock the flames down. City of Newburgh Police blocked off Lander Street during the incident. Mobile Life ALS, Central Hudson and the Red Cross were also requested to respond, as well as the City of Newburgh Fire Investigation Unit. Cronomer Valley and Middlehope Fire Departments stood by at the public safety building. The fire is now under investigation.

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