Friday the 13th Fire in Poughkeepsie
On Friday, Jan. 13 at 8:36PM, a Poughkeepsie police patrol radioed in that there was a heavy smoke condition in the area of Harrison Street and Winnikee Avenue. The officer radioed back to confirm a working structure fire at 44 Harrison.
All three engine companies made an aggressive interior attack on the fire which was located on the second floor and the attic, while the truck companies opened the residential structure up.
The Poughkeepsie Fire Department Group 2 firefighters were back in service at 10:45PM.
Assisting at the scene were the Arlington and Fairview fire departments along with the City of Poughkeepsie Police Department.
The cause of the fire at the vacant residence is currently under investigation.