Saturday, November 26, 2016

For Immediate Release Fire at Eastern Metal Recycling



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 26, 2016

Reply to: Christopher Maeder, Chief
                Fairview Fire District
                258 Violet Avenue
                Poughkeepsie, NY 12601               
                cmaeder@fairviewfd.net

On Saturday, the 26th of November at approximately 10:46 am, the Fairview Fire District was dispatched for a reported fire at Eastern Metal Recycling in the Town of Poughkeepsie.   Upon arrival, Fairview Firefighters found a vehicle well involved with fire in the compactor at the site.   Firefighters were able to knock down the fire in the compactor/baler and then had the vehicle removed to continue extinguishment.    

Agencies assisting at the scene included the City of Poughkeepsie Fire Department and the Town of Poughkeepsie Police.  Relocating to the Fairview Fire station was the Roosevelt Fire District.

There were no injuries to any fire service personnel. Fire service personnel and equipment left the scene approximately an hour after arrival.  The fire has been determined to be accidental.  
  
Please remember that Fairview Firefighters (both paid and volunteer) are committed to your safety and are here when you need us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 



Tuesday, November 22, 2016

For Immediate Release Fire at Pendell Commons

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 22, 2016

Reply to: Christopher Maeder, Chief
                Fairview Fire District
                258 Violet Avenue
                Poughkeepsie, NY 12601               
                cmaeder@fairviewfd.net

On Tuesday, the 22nd of November at approximately 6:43 pm, the Fairview Fire District was dispatched for a reported automatic alarm of fire at Pendell Commons in the Town of Poughkeepsie.  Updates provided by the Dutchess County 911 reported that there was a sprinkler activation in the building.  Upon arrival, the first arriving firefighters found an active fire in the building on the third floor.     

Additional assistance was called and the fire was quickly extinguished.  The damage was contained to a very small part of the apartment on the third floor.  

Agencies assisting at the scene included the City of Poughkeepsie Fire Department, Town of Poughkeepsie Police, Dutchess County Sherriff Office, Dutchess County Department of Emergency Response, and the Town of Poughkeepsie Building Inspector.  Relocating to the Fairview Fire station was the Roosevelt Fire District.

There were no injuries to any fire service personnel.  Occupants displaced due to water damage found housing with family members.  The fire is currently under investigation.  
  
Please remember that Fairview Firefighters (both paid and volunteer) are committed to your safety and are here when you need us 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.