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Officials: Lack of water pressure made it difficult to fight flames at Peekskill condo complex

Officials say when first responders got to the Hillcrest Park Condominium they had a lack of water pressure inside the building, which made it difficult to fight the flames.

News 12 Staff

Jan 7, 2023, 3:24 AM

Updated 528 days ago

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New information has been released on the massive fire that leveled a condo complex in Peekskill on Thursday.
Officials say when first responders got to the Hillcrest Park Condominium there was a lack of water pressure inside the building. This made it difficult to fight the flames, according to officials.
First responders were able to access other water sources.
The fire started around 2 a.m. and it took more than 12 hours for crews to get it under control.  
More than 25 people were displaced.
Investigators are still trying to figure out the cause of the fire. 


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