Seven fire departments involved

The Cold Spring Fire Co. responded to a house fire on Kemble Avenue in Cold Spring at 6 a.m. on Thursday (July 20).

When firefighters got to the scene the house roof had collapsed and residents had vacated the building. The fire was put out and CSFC reported that all units were back in service by 8 a.m.

Fire companies from Garrison, North Highlands, Fishkill and Putnam Valley provided mutual aid and Philipstown Ambulance also responded.

During the call, Beacon Fire Department placed an engine on standby at the Cold Spring Firehouse and the Rombout Fire Co. covered the North Highlands firehouse.

Behind The Story

Type: News

News: Based on facts, either observed and verified directly by the reporter, or reported and verified from knowledgeable sources.

Turton, who has been a reporter for The Current since its founding in 2010, moved to Philipstown from his native Ontario in 1998. Location: Cold Spring. Languages: English. Area of expertise: Cold Spring government, features