MIDDLE HOPE – Fire in a house at 59 Highland Terrace in the Middle Hope section of the Town of Newburgh brought out seven fire departments to battle the flames.
Middle Hope firefighters were called out at 11:18 p.m. Monday and were on the scene until after 5 Tuesday morning.
The structure was a total loss. An elderly female resident and her son who lived there escaped unharmed; however, the woman was taken to the hospital for observation.
pThere were no reports of injuries and the cause is under investigation.