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Everyone Safe After Dramatic Fast-Moving Port Chester Fire: PCFD

PORT CHESTER, NY — A fast response from firefighters throughout the area to a blaze at a mixed-use retail and residential constructing quickly introduced a fraught scenario safely to an finish.

Port Chester firefighters had been known as to a rapidly spreading late-night hearth on Friday. Thanks to their efforts and a little bit assist from close by crews, there have been no accidents reported.

Just after 10:30 p.m., the Port Chester Fire Department was known as to a constructing hearth on Poningo Street. Firefighters from Rye, the Town of Mamaroneck, Rye Brook, and Purchase Fire Departments had been quickly requested on the scene.

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The hearth is believed to have began on the primary flooring of the constructing, however progressed to the second flooring as nicely. Additional crews from the Village of Mamaroneck and Valhalla Fire Departments had been later requested on the scene. Valhalla was the second FAST (firefighter help and search staff) known as to the fireplace.

All advised, 14 completely different companies offered assist for the huge firefighting effort, together with the Westchester County Emergency Services, Banksville Independent Fire Department, Harrison FD, West Harrison FD and Ossining FD.

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The blaze was underneath management earlier than midnight, in accordance with officers, with all items again in service by 2 a.m.

As is normal, the fireplace is underneath investigation by the Westchester County Cause and Origin Team.

The Port Chester Fire Department thanked the mutual support firms and their dispatchers at 60 Control for his or her laborious work.


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