Watervliet honors first responders
Posted at: 10/24/2013 1:24 PM
By: Jessica Riley
WATERVLIET - Local responders will be recognized for their efforts in battling a fire at Fenimore Trace apartments in September.
First responders from the Watervliet Fire and Police Departments along with members of the Troy Fire Department will be honored at Thursday night's City Council meeting.
The responders rescued 5 people from the third floor of building 12 of the apartment complex.
There were no serious injuries but six people were taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation.
The award ceremony starts at 7 p.m. at the Watervliet Senior Center.