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Two-Alarm Fire Prompts Evacuation At Orange County Sewage Treatment Plant

Firefighters are on the scene of a fire at a sewage treatment plant.
Firefighters are on the scene of a fire at a sewage treatment plant. Photo Credit: Google Maps

Fire companies from numerous Orange County fire departments are on the scene of a two-alarm fire at the Highland Falls sewage treatment plant.

The fire was reported around 12:20 p.m. Wednesday at the plant located at 95 Rose Drive, just east of Main Street in the village of Highland Falls, police said.

There was a brief evacuation for safety purposes, but has since been lifted, the police department said.

The fire has been contained to the filtration plant.

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