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Vehicle off roadway caught fire

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Newburgh FD responded to vehicle involved in MVA left roadway and caught fire on November 17th. Subj's were out of vehicle when Police and Firefighters arrived.

Vehicle caught fire in woods in area of Pierces Road and Williamsburgh Drive. Firefighters stretched two lines to extinguish the fire. Firefighters used Jaws and port a power 

to open trunk area. Fuel tank caught fire. Firefighters recalled for Engine one responded and assisted with the operation. Pierces Road was shut down during incident. City/

Newburgh Police investigating the cause. 

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BOB MCCORMICKCorrespondent

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