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Just 33 years old, Kyle Haines will be the next chief of the Altamont Fire Department on Jan. 1. 

The challenge for firefighters was the construction style of the house.

Documents released on June 6 from Albany County in response to a county judge’s order include a list of documents in possession of the sheriff’s office with statements as to why the items may or may not be withheld.

Kathleen O’Neill Perry

After her Knox house burned, destroying everything she owned, Kathleen O’Neill Perry said she was in awe of her community’s support. But she said that she is still battling the psychological effects of losing her home, car, possessions, and especially her dog.

Westerlo house in flames

Furman remains in jail and is due back in Westerlo Town Court on Friday. 

BETHLEHEM — On Monday afternoon, Bethlehm police identified the man who died in last Thursday’s fire at Meadowbrook Apartments as David M. Boggs, 64.

Last Friday, an autopsy conducted at Ellis Hospital found that he died of smoke inhalation, according to Bethlehem Police.

By the start of fall, Craig L. Shufelt, the chief of the New Salem Volunteer Fire Department, hopes to have a new firehouse on Route 85.

The sheriff's office has 20 days to release information on a two-year-old fire or say why it won’t.

The homeowner was found sitting at the side of the road in her nightgown, her only possession not destroyed in the fire that burned down her home on Nash Road in Knox, the fire chief said.

Residents of Van Wie Terrace watching their neighbors’ house burn said what good people the Denns are.

 

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