January 29th 2017 Chimney Fire Press Release

  • Posted on: 30 January 2017
  • By: zspalding

On Sunday January 29th at 4:36am the Esopus Fire Department was dispatched to the report of a Chimney Fire at 4 Hermance Lane in the Town of Esopus. The first arriving unit was on the scene in less than 30 seconds from the dispatch and reported smoke coming from the front door. Firefighters made entry and found active fire in the attic and walls of the structure. A 2nd alarm was transmitted which brought mutual aid companies to the scene to assist. The fire was brought under control in less than 45 minutes. While there was damage to the structure, no injuries were reported.

May 9th 2016 PIAA Press Release

  • Posted on: 10 May 2016
  • By: zspalding

On Monday May 9th 2015 at 16:36 the Esopus Fire Department and the Town of Esopus Volunteer Ambulance Squad were dispatched for motor vehicle accident involving a tractor trailer with entrapment and fire in the area of 1535 Route 9W in the Town of Esopus. Firefighters arrived to find 4 vehicles including a tractor trailer with significant damage and a driver entrapped in one of the vehicles. One vehicle caught fire as a result of the collision but the fire was extinguished by the quick thinking of other motorists who stopped to help.

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