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Photos: Firefighters Control Massive Multi-Alarm Fire in Schodack, NY

Sidewinder Photography shared some photos from a recent multiple-alarm fire in a commercial garage in Schodack, New York.

On the evening of January 9, 2020, multiple fire departments were dispatched to this reported fire, a fully involved 200 x 100 commercial garage with a reports of multiple cars on fire on the side of the building and multiple explosions. The building had a residential/mixed use area on the rear second floor.

The fully involved garage fire had multiple exposure issues, including numerous cars surrounding the building, a 120-gallon propane tank, and a 15,000-gallon above-ground diesel fuel tank with flame impingement on it from the building. 

Firefighters worked into the night shuttling tens of thousands of gallons of water to the scene and conducting suppression efforts until the early hours of the morning. More than 100 firefighters from two counties helped battle and bring the fire under control. No injuries were reported on scene. The building was a total loss, and several vehicles were destroyed with others sustaining damage.

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