Red Hook fire sends victim to Westchester Burn Unit

Fire this afternoon at a senior housing complex has sent a patient to Westchester Burn Unit with severe burns. Fire broke out after 12:30 at 18 Laura Lane, Red Hook Commons.

The fire was in a kitchen, and was knocked down quickly by the sprinkler system.

Red Hook Fire and Northern Dutchess Paramedics were on scene, along with several police departments.

Rhinebeck Fire set up the landing zone. The town building inspector was called to the scene.

The cause is under investigation.

American Red Cross AidsTwo AfterRed hookFire

Red Hook, NY (Saturday 23, 2019) - Volunteers from the Mid-Hudson Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross provided immediate emergency aid to two people after a multifamily fire on Saturday morning on Laura Lane in Red Hook(Dutchess County).

The Red Cross provided financial assistance for necessities such as shelter, food and clothing to two adults. Volunteers also offered emotional support and comfort kits containing personal care items. In the coming days, Red Cross staff and volunteers will remain available to help those affected by the fire as they navigate the road to recovery.

Thank you Rhinebeck Fire for the pic. More here:

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