FISHKILL, NY– Rombout FD responded to a house fire at 11 Hampshire Road, Fishkill. With Rombout, Village of Fishkill (PECO), and Hughsonville FD, NY State Police, Town of Fishkill PD, Town of Fishkill Animal Control Unit and Dutchess County Fire Investigation Division responded to the scene. East Fishkill provided standby coverage for Rombout FD. Several firefighters were treated at the scene for heat-related injury. No other injuries are reported. The Dutchess County Fire Investigation team reported the fire started in the rear bedroom and the cause is accidental. No one was in the house at the time of the fire. The American Red Cross is assisting the family of four with housing. One dog and possibly two cats perished in the fire, with several turtles and three dogs unharmed.

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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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