By Rob Reynolds 1st Responder News

On August 27th around 7:00 p.m. Rombout Fire Department was dispatched to a car fire on I-84 west bound.

Upon arrival of fire chief John Lucariello he advised Dutchess County 911 that he had a well involved pickup fire on the side of the road and that I-84 would be closed due to fire operations.

The fire was put out within a few minutes of the first pumper on the scene at that time the fire chief requested the Dutchess County fire investigation team to the scene. All units on the scene were clear around 9:30 p.m.

Photo credit: Rob Reynolds Jr

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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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