2 brush fires extinguished along Route 17 in Tuxedo

Two brush fires burning along Route 17 in Tuxedo have been extinguished, but caused a large traffic snarl. Firefighters from across Rockland and Orange counties

Firefighters from across Rockland and Orange counties were

Firefighters from across Rockland and Orange counties were called to the scene and the blazes were brought under control around 1 p.m. (Credit: Sloatsburg FD Firefighter Matt Bates )

TUXEDO - Two brush fires burning along Route 17 in Tuxedo have been extinguished, but caused a large traffic snarl.

Firefighters from across Rockland and Orange counties were called to the scene and the blazes were brought under control around 1 p.m.

Traffic was backed up on the north and southbound lanes of Route 17 for an extended period as a result.

 

 

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