Auto accident

On Thursday, Nov. 18, 2004 at 2319, Rombout was dispatched to an auto accident on Interstate 84 Westbound near Exit 12. First arriving units found a tandem tractor-trailer on it’s side, partially hanging off the bridge over the former CONRAIL train tracks. Behind the the truck was a car with heavy damage. The truck was found to be carrying 67 pounds of Hazardous Chemicals (Paint Thinners and Solvents), which remained intact during the crash. The drivers of the truck and the car were transported via Alamo EMS with minor injuries.

Rombout remained on the scene until 0400 hours. At least one lane remained closed until 12 Noon on Friday.

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About Rombout

Rombout is an all volunteer fire company formed in 1971, and is named after the “ Rombout Patent ” which once covered most of the land in Dutchess County, NY. Rombout has about 50 active members, and many more exempt/associate members.

Rombout Fire Company protects the Rombout Fire District. Rombout is one of five fire departments or districts that protect the residents of the Town & Village of Fishkill, NY.

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