Firefighters respond to apparent solar panel fire at home in the Thiells/Garnerville area

The fire occurred around 11 a.m. on South Lilburn Drive in the Thiells/Garnerville area.

Lee Danuff and Veronica Jean Seltzer

May 25, 2023, 9:49 PM

Updated 396 days ago

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Officials in Rockland County were on the roof of a home Thursday responding to an apparent solar panel fire. 
The fire occurred around 11 a.m. on South Lilburn Drive in the Thiells/Garnerville area.
Thiells firefighters say the first chief to arrive saw a fire on the roof that looked like it was coming from the solar panels.
No one was home at the time of the fire, and the fire stayed outside. Firefighters say they put out the fire in minutes.


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