Newburgh firefighter hit by car while putting out fire

A Town of Newburgh firefighter is expected to be okay after being hit by a car while trying to put out a brush fire Thursday.

Blaise Gomez

Nov 11, 2022, 4:12 PM

Updated 590 days ago

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A Town of Newburgh firefighter is expected to be okay after being hit by a car while trying to put out a brush fire Thursday. 
Town of Newburgh police say the Cronomer Valley firefighter is recovering at home and is on the mend. 
The volunteer rescuer was pulling a water hose to the fire on Meadow Street when he was hit and then airlifted to the hospital. 
Authorities say the driver will not face any charges.


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