Arlington fire damages home, kills pet dog


Cause remains under investigation

TOWN OF POUGHKEEPSIE – Arlington firefighters extinguished a blaze at a single-family home at 27 Memory Lane in the Town of Poughkeepsie just before 8 a.m. Friday. It took firefighters a half hour to bring the blaze under control, said Arlington Fire Chief Tory Gallante.
Two occupants were able to escape before the fire department arrived, but a dog died in the fire. There were no reported injuries to civilians or first responders.
In total, four occupants were displaced and received assistance from the Red Cross.
The cause of the fire is under investigation by the Arlington Fire District Fire Investigation Division and Poughkeepsie Town Police.
Fire departments assisting at the scene included New Hamburg LaGrange with City of Poughkeepsie and Pleasant Valley on standby at Arlington.
All responders were back in service by 1:32 p.m.

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