By Julia Reischel on Thursday, May. 7, 2015 - 8:55 pm
Above: Fire on the mountain. A helicopter pours water on a forest fire, visible as a plume of white smoke rising over the ridge, on Hunter Mountain on May 8, the second day of the blaze. Photo by Douglas Senterman. Updates at bottom of post. -- Ed... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, May. 6, 2015 - 12:03 pm
Above: A view of the Shawangunk brush fire looking south from the Summitville turn on Route 209 outside the Ulster County town of Ellenville at close to midnight on Tuesday, May 5. Photo by Michael Wentland. A massive forest fire that began on Sunday, May... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Apr. 28, 2015 - 4:28 pm
Forty-two days after he was badly burned in an explosion in his garage in the Delaware County village of Margaretville, 72-year-old Glenford "Sandy" Scudder died of his injuries on Sunday, April 26 at Westchester Medical Center, according to an obituary... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Apr. 2, 2015 - 6:35 pm
Three people were found dead after a fire consumed a home in the Otsego County town of Cherry Valley early on Thursday, April 2, according to the New York State Police. From the press release:  On April 2, 2015, The New York State Police in Richfield... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Mar. 23, 2015 - 4:43 pm
Key Bank will rebuild its Phoenicia branch, which was destroyed by a fire on Feb. 16, according to a press release issued by the bank on Monday, March 23. The bank estimates that the rebuilding will take several months, and may begin this spring.  In the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Mar. 17, 2015 - 1:58 pm
A one-year-old child was killed in a mobile home fire at Foxcroft Village in the Sullivan County hamlet of Loch Sheldrake on Tuesday, March 17, according to reports from the Times Herald-Record and the Sullivan County Democrat's Facebook page. The child... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Mar. 16, 2015 - 2:08 pm
A man was badly burned in a series of explosions in a garage on Route 30 just outside of the village of Margaretville in Delaware County on Monday, March 16. In between blasts, two of the man’s neighbors, Allen Misner and Cody Ackerly, helped drag him to... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Mar. 4, 2015 - 10:42 pm
Above: First responders at the corner of Main St. and Court St. in Delhi around 8:20 p.m. on Wednesday, March 4. Photo by Fred Harris. A fire in a wood-frame building located on a densely-packed block of Main Street Delhi was quickly subdued this evening... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Mar. 2, 2015 - 3:36 pm
Above: The fire at 43 West Street in Hancock in the early hours of Sunday, March 1. Photo via the Delaware County Fire Wire & Emergency News Facebook page.  For 10 hours on Sunday, March 1, firefighters in the Delaware County village of Hancock fought... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Feb. 20, 2015 - 10:13 am
This story has been updated with information from fire investigators. See bottom for new info. - Ed.  The Key Bank building on Main Street Phoenicia that burned on Monday, Feb. 16 reignited briefly on Thursday, Feb. 19, prompting firefighters to respond... Read more


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