The Washingtonville Fire Department received a report of a house fire on Moffat Road, off of Route 208. Units arrived and found fire on the first floor of the house. Firefighters forced entry into the house, which was unoccupied at the time, conducted searches and contained the fire to the room of origin. Salisbury Mills stood by. The Town of Blooming Grove Police Department and Building Inspector were at the scene. Due to the sub-freezing temperature, upon completion of fire operations, the Town of Blooming Grove Highway Department sanded the road.
– Fire News photo by Chief Gary Hearn