Monday, December 4, 2017

For Immediate Release - Fire at 80 West Dorsey Lane Town of Hyde Park



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 4, 2017

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

On December 4th, 2017 at approximately 2:54 pm, Fairview Firefighters were dispatched for a reported structure fire at 80 West Dorsey Lane, in the Town of Hyde Park.  Fairview firefighters arrived on the scene approximately 3 minutes later and found a two-family residential structure with an active fire on the second floor.   A second alarm was requested calling additional resources to the scene.  

Firefighters made an offensive, interior attack with the fire being knocked down within 10 minutes of arrival.   The fire was declared out at approximately 3:23 pm.  

The fire was contained to the original apartment on the second floor.   Occupants from both units were displaced as a result of the fire.  

Assisting the Fairview Fire District at the scene was the City of Poughkeepsie Fire Department, Roosevelt Fire District, Pleasant Valley Fire District, Arlington Fire District, Hyde Park Fire District, Mobile Life Support Services, Dutchess County Department of Emergency Response, Town of Hyde Park Police, Dutchess County Sherriff’s Office, and New York State Police.   Providing stand-by coverage was the Highland Fire District.  

There were no injuries to firefighting personnel or occupants.    All units cleared the scene 7:15 pm. 

The cause of 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.

   





All photos courtesy of Janice Ciampaglione

Monday, November 27, 2017

For Immediate Release Fire at Marist College Townhouse T



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 27, 2017

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

On November 27th, 2017 at approximately 7:40 pm, the Fairview Fire District was dispatched for a reported automatic fire alarm at Marist College, Townhouse T, located at 35 West Cedar Street in the Town of Poughkeepsie.  Fairview Firefighters arrived and found a one of the units charged with smoke and an active fire in the unit.   A request by the officer in charge was made to dispatch the City of Poughkeepsie to assist with the firefighting efforts.    

The fire was quickly contained to the original unit with minor water intrusion to surrounding units.   The fire was declared under out at 8:00 pm; less than 20 minutes after the initial alarm.  

Assisting the Fairview Fire District at the scene was the City of Poughkeepsie Fire Department, Town of Poughkeepsie Building, and New York State Office of Fire Prevention and Control.   

There were no injuries to firefighting personnel or occupants.   Marist College was working to reoccupy the surrounding units and to provide housing to the students of the unit sustaining fire damage.    All units cleared the scene 9:01 pm. 

The cause of the fire was 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. 

Friday, September 22, 2017

For Immediate Release - Fire at 10 Miller Place



FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 22, 2017

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

On September 21st at approximately 6:09 pm, the Fairview Fire District was dispatched for reported fire at 10 Miller Place, located in the Town of Poughkeepsie.  While enroute to the alarm, firefighters received an update from the Dutchess County Department of Emergency Response 911 Center with a report multiple calls of a working fire.  Fire firefighters arrived in three minutes finding a well involved building in a residential neighborhood.  A second alarm was immediately requested bringing additional resources and personnel to the scene of the fire. 

The fire was quickly contained to the original structure with no damage to surrounding buildings.   The fire was declared under control at 6:57 pm.  

Assisting the Fairview Fire District at the scene was the City of Poughkeepsie Fire Department, Arlington Fire District, Roosevelt Fire District, Town of Poughkeepsie Police, Town of Poughkeepsie Water, Town of Poughkeepsie Building, Central Hudson, and the Dutchess County Department of Emergency Response.     The Roosevelt Fire District provided standby coverage and responded to alarms while the incident was taking place. 

There were no injuries to firefighting personnel or occupants to the residence.  The home will not be habitable for some period of time.   One individual and a number of pets were displaced by the fire.  All units cleared the scene 9:16 pm. 

The cause of the fire was determined to be accidental as a result of the failure of a piece of mechanical equipment.  

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. 

FFD Photo

Photo Courtney of Raymond Nichols

Photo courtesy Raymond Nichols