Firefighters rotated during Galway house fire due to weather con - NEWS10 ABC: Albany, New York News, Weather, Sports

Firefighters rotated during Galway house fire due to weather conditions

Posted: Updated:

GALWAY, N.Y. -- The bitter cold made saving a Galway family's home from fire challenging Thursday.

The fire started at around 10:30 a.m., and because of the extreme cold -- fire crews tell NEWS10, 12 mutual aid departments were called in to help rotate the firefighters, and keep the crews warm.

That slowed down their efforts to fight the blaze, but they were still able to get the fire knocked down in about 30 minutes.

Officials tell NEWS10 the fire likely started in the chimney and spread to the roof. The scene is now under investigation.

Powered by WorldNow
     
NEWS10 ABC
341 Northern Boulevard
Albany, NY 12204
+(518) 436-4822
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WTEN. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.