At approximately 7:35 PM on Saturday, November 6th the City of Newburgh Fire Department was dispatched to a report of smoke coming from the area of 52 S. Miller Street.
Arriving units discovered smoke coming from the third floor of the multiple dwelling at 33 S. Miller. A second alarm was called as firefighters stretched hoses into the structure and accessed the roof for ventilation.
Most of the fire was knocked down within the first ten minutes, but firefighters remained on the scene for over an hour.
West Point and Stewart Air national guard fire departments assisted at the scene. Cronomer Valley and Middle Hope fire departments stood by at the public safety building. The Red Cross responded to the scene and assisted two families with relocating for the night.
The cause of the fire remains under investigation.