At approximately 4:35 PM on Friday, December 29, the East Greenbush Fire Department was dispatched to a reported Structure Fire on Rockport Court in the Town of East Greenbush. Fire units arrived within minutes of dispatch and found a working fire in an attached condominium. Members made an aggressive interior attack containing the fire to the condo of origin preventing further extension to the 3 attached condos.
A second alarm was transmitted bringing units from Best Luther FD, Clinton Heights FD, Defreestville FD and Schodack Valley FD to the scene for FAST and additional personnel. Castleton FD, Clinton Heights and Best Luther provided station coverage.
Water supply was hampered due to a frozen hydrant and the cold temperatures along with the remote location of the fire. The occupants were not home at the time of the fire and no injuries were reported. The condominium was a complete loss.
EGFD was assisted onscene by the East Greenbush Police, Bruen Rescue Squad, Town of East Greenbush Building, Highway and Water departments. The Town of Schodack Fire Investigators assisted the Town of East Greenbush Fire Investigators determine cause and origin. EGFD units operating on-scene included Car 1, Car 2, Car 3, 11-7, 11-8, 11-9, Truck 11 and Rescue 11.