Fire at abandoned factory in Orange County prompts massive response

Authorities say the fire broke out late in the afternoon in Port Jervis.

News 12 Staff

Sep 3, 2023, 3:17 PM

Updated 269 days ago

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Nearly 25 fire departments responded to a fire Saturday at an abandoned factory in Orange County.
Authorities say the fire broke out late in the afternoon in Port Jervis. The factory has been abandoned for nearly 30 years, according to the fire chief.
Fire crews from New Jersey and Pennsylvania also responded to the scene.
The fire took nearly two hours to put out. There were no injuries.
Authorities say the cause is still under investigation.


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