City of Newburgh’s Calvary Presbyterian Church
Threatened By Flames
The City of Newburgh Fire Department dispatched to a structure Fire at Calvary Presbyterian Church at 120 South Street on March 5th. City of Newburgh Command reported heavy fire on the second floor at the rear of the 150×75 ft. Rectory connected to the church. Newburgh requested Mutual Aid to the scene, including: West Point-Ladder, Beacon-Engine, Stewart Air Guard-Engine, Cronomer Valley-Engine, Middlehope-ladder, and New Windsor-Engine on standb at the Public Safety Building. Two lines were in operation with ladder to the roof. Air Guard was instructed to lay in on Grand Street to South Street.
After the fire was knocked down firefighters checked for any extensions. Central Hudson was also called to the scene. City of Newburgh Police blocked area off the area during the incident (Photos by Bob McCormick)