Kathy Welsh

Kathy Welsh

Fire Displaces Occupants in Two-Family Home in Hyde Park

Photo: Fairview Fire District

HYDE PARK – Fairview Fire District firefighters and mutual aid companies were dispatched to a two-alarm structure fire at a two-family home on Monday afternoon just before 3 p.m. at 80 West Dorsey Lane in the Town of Hyde Park, according to Fairview Fire District Chief Christopher Maeder.

Firefighters made an offensive, interior attack with the fire being knocked down within ten minutes of arrival and the fire was declared out at about 3:23 p.m., said Chief Maeder.

The fire was contained to the original apartment on the second floor.

Occupants from both units were displaced as a result of the fire.

Fire Displaces Occupants in Two-Family Home in Hyde Park

Photo: Fairview Fire District

Assisting the Fairview Fire District at the scene was the City of Poughkeepsie Fire Department, Roosevelt Fire District, Pleasant Valley Fire District, Arlington Fire District, Hyde Park Fire District, Mobile Life Support Services, Dutchess County Department of Emergency Response, Town of Hyde Park Police, Dutchess County Sherriff’s Office, and New York State Police.   Providing stand-by coverage was the Highland Fire District.

There were no injuries to firefighting personnel or occupants.

All units cleared the scene 7:15 pm.

The cause of the fire has been determined to be accidental, said Maeder.

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