CSX Drill

Posted on July 23, 2015

On Thrusday July 23rd, the Orangeburg Fire Department held a multi-agency drill involving a CSX train on western Highway. The drill simulated a large-scale derailment of a CSX train. All of Orangetown’s Emergency Service organizations participated in the event. Pearl River’s Tower Ladder was utilized by extinguishing a simulated train car that was on fire. 

Orangeburg Fire (Cortwood Village)

Posted on July 25, 2015

On Saturday July 25th  at 11:18 PM the Orangeburg Fire Department requested Pearl River’s Tower Ladder to the scene of a working fire at 1 Cortwood Village.  The fire destroyed more than a dozen apartments at the Cortwood Village senior housing complex. The fire quickly spread from the vinyl siding to the attic. Pearl River’s fire personnel assisted Orangebugh in the fire extinguishment.