Friday, February 7, 2014

For Immediate Release Fire 3726 Albany Post Road



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:
Christopher Maeder, Chief
Fairview Fire District
258 Violet Avenue
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601

At approximately 12:11 PM, Fairview Firefighters, as well as mutual aid companies under preplanned mutual aid, were dispatched for a reported fire at 3726 Albany Post Road, the Hyde Park Terrace Apartments.   Firefighters found and extinguished a small fire in the rear of the building with minor damage to the structure.  

This fire was determined to be started by the improper disposal of smoking materials.  None of the occupants were displaced by the fire.   This was the second structural related fire for Fairview Firefighters today. 


For Immediate Release- Fire 98 Inwood Avenue


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact:
Christopher Maeder, Chief
Fairview Fire District
258 Violet Avenue
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601


At approximately 2:36 am, the Fairview Fire District was dispatched for a reported structure fire at 98 Inwood Avenue, the Bahret Mobile Home Park.  Upon arrival, firefighters found a well involved residential structure.  The owner and her dog were able to escape the fire.  

Fairview firefighters were on the scene with three (3) minutes of being dispatched and were able to quickly contain the fire to the original structure.  The bulk of the fire was knocked down within eleven (11) minutes after arrival.    The fire was declared out less than an hour after dispatch.  

The occupants were transported to a local hospital for evaluation.   One Fairview Firefighter was transported to a local hospital for evaluation with minor injuries.  He was treated and released.      

Assisting Fairview at the scene included City of Poughkeepsie Fire Department, Roosevelt Fire Department, Arlington Fire Department, Mobile Life Support Services, and the Dutchess County Dept. of Emergency Response.  Providing standby coverage was the Pleasant Valley Fire Department.  

The fire is currently under investigation.  


Photo credit to Arne Lindmark