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Clinton Heights Fire and WF Bruen Rescue Squad responded to this rollover accident on Third Ave at the Rensselaer City Line. One person was extricated from the vehicle and transported to the hospital. Thanks to Marty Miller for the photos.
At the same time that East Greenbush firefighters were battling a brush fire, they were also holding a benefit pizza night and bake sale to assist in the recovery of Peter’s Dairy farm, which suffered the loss of a barn and cattle due to fire. The night was a success, thank you to all. Thanks to Marty Miller for the photo.
East Greenbush FD gets mutual aid from Clinton Heights & Best Luther for a brush fire off Hays Rd along the tracks from Rensselaer to Boston. Trains were shutdown for a while, as a line was laid near the tracks … Continue reading →
Castleton firefighters responded to this barn fire on Brookview Road. Upon arrival, they found a large dairy farm on fire. The incident went to 3 alarms, involving all southern Rensselaer County departments, as well as some from the Central region. … Continue reading →
While not in Rensselaer County, this fire in the Washington County Town of Greenwich is notable for the 16 year old that risked his life and braved the flames to save a man. More info on WNYT. Thanks to Marty … Continue reading →
Troy Fire was requested mutual aid to Watervliet for a large fire at the Fenimore Trace apartments at around 3:30AM Friday morning. 5 people were rescued using ground ladders, Thanks to Marty Miller for the photos. See the story on … Continue reading →