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October, 2017

1ST Responder Newspaper - NY

City of Troy Firefighters Face Early Morning Fire Troy, NY - Around 12:30 A.M. on August 23rd, the Troy Fire Department responded to 2806 6th Ave. for a reported fire in the building. On arrival, Engine-4 had fire showing from the windows of the building and declared the Signal 30 for a working fire. JUMP TO FILE# Engine-4's crew 091217113 stretched a single hand-line into the building and knocked the fire down quickly before it could spread. Command requested Truck-2 to go to the roof and check for extension. After checking the roof, firefighters discovered that they were able to contain the fire to the firstfloor of the building. Command declared the fire under control in less than 10 minutes. Firefighters had to overhaul the fire room in the building. The fire is currently under investigation by the Troy Fire Department. - JEFFREY BELSCHWINDER


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Poughkeepsie FD Engines 1 and 4, with Ladder 1 and TL 2, responded on August 9th to an AFA at the historic Dutchess County Courthouse. The courthouse is the site where NY ratified the US Constitution on July 26, 1788.

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1st Responder New York October Edition  

1st Responder New York October Edition