Fire at apartment complex in Spring Valley rekindles after injuring 2, including firefighter

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Tuesday, April 23, 2024
Apartment complex fire in Spring Valley rekindles
NewsCopter 7 was overhead after crews had to douse the flames again. John Del Giorno reports.

SPRING VALLEY, Rockland County (WABC) -- Firefighters were still on the scene Tuesday morning of a fire at an apartment complex in Rockland County.

The fire broke out at 9:30 p.m. Monday at the Surrey Carlton Apartments just off Ewing Avenue in Spring Valley.

It rekindled overnight, and NewsCopter 7 was overhead early Tuesday morning after crews had to douse the flames again.

Two people were hurt in the fire, including a firefighter who was struck by falling debris and a woman who was found unconscious and rescued by residents.

The injuries to both were said to be non-life-threatening.

The fire caused heavy damage to at least 20 residences.

Fire investigators were working to determine the cause.

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