A day you can't prepare for: 100 firefighters knock down Herkimer business fires

NewsChannel 2's Joleen Ferris has more on the kind of day for which you really can't prepare.

Posted: Mar. 13, 2019 5:58 PM
Updated: Mar. 13, 2019 5:58 PM

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fire... just plumes of smoke were left. no one was injured in the fire. 100 firefighters from multiple departments fought those two fires.. at two herkimer businesses today. newschannel 2's joleen ferris has more on the kind of day for which you really can't prepare. --she's live in herkimer tonight. --joleen. just in the past sevaminutes, fk here at the altrux fire on route 28, putting out hot spots. this is a day firefighters here won't soon forget fire broke out at neighborhood bar, the ole v.i., on south washington street, in herkimer, around 8:17 this morning. the building was light up orange from within, by the flames firefighters from multiple departments fought so desperately to extinguish 30:58 "and it had about three roofs on it, which made it difficult to get to the fire" 31:33 "t bu it was add ons over the years and it makes i rather difficult when it gets into that kind of structure as firefighters still struggled with this fire....another broke out at altrux, a heavy equipment repair shot on rt. 28 in the town of herkimer 40:49 "the biggest challenge with this fire is that we were all down at the herkimerire" 42:12 "it wasn an insuountable task, but definitely difficult, to have another department respond first in your own area that they're not totally familiar with. there were other challengeo, on this scene 40:01 "this is a complete steel building, so you're working with steel, have to open
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