Structure Fire on Riverside Drive

Last Sunday, February 7th, 2021, at 12:17pm, the Suffern Fire Department and the Tallman Fire Department were dispatched to a reported structure fire on Riverside Drive in the Village of Suffern. 19-1, 19-2, and 19-3 quickly arrived on scene to a heavily involved two and half story single family home. 19-99 and 19-2000 responded and crews were met with adverse conditions from both weather and the volume of fire. Firefighters quickly established a water source, operated a master stream to knock the fire down, and stretched all of the handlines off of 19-2000 to make a push into the structure. A 2nd and 3rd alarm was requested bringing additional mutual aid from Mahwah Fire Company 2 Mahwah Res1cue Hillburn Fire Department Sloatsburg Fire Department Hillcrest Fire Company No. 1 Thiells Fire Department and Ramsey, New Jersey Volunteer Fire Department. Columbian Engine Co. #1 and Nanuet Fire Dept stood by at 19-100 and provided fire protection for the Village of Suffern. The fire was brought under control and firefighters cleared the scene at approximately 5:30pm.