Firefighters' daring rescue efforts captured on video during Washingtonville fire

The Washingtonville Fire Department posted a video of the rescue effort on its Facebook page.

Blaise Gomez

Feb 16, 2024, 3:59 PM

Updated 58 days ago

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Rescuers in Orange County braved dangerous fire conditions this week during a fiery search for a person believed to be trapped inside a burning mobile home.
The Washingtonville Fire Department posted a video of the rescue effort on its Facebook page.
Officials say the video shows a department officer looking for a disabled resident during a two-alarm fire in Washingtonville Manor on Wednesday.
Authorities say the person was eventually found safe outside of their burning home.
The fire is believed to have started in the kitchen, according to fire officials. So far, there is no word on what caused it.


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