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Columbia County fire keeps residents inside for hours

Blaze at recycler put out after fears about toxic smoke

Firefighters work on a blase at at TCI of New York, a transformer recycling company, early today in the Hudson Valley town of West Ghent, Columbia County. (The Associated Press)
Firefighters work on a blase at at TCI of New York, a transformer recycling company, early today in the Hudson Valley town of West Ghent, Columbia County. (The Associated Press)
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Authorities were investigating what caused a large fire at a transformer recycling company, which prompted warnings to residents of a largely rural area along the New York-Massachusetts state line to stay indoors for much of Thursday. Initial tests found no evidence of contamination. The fire at TCI of New York broke out Wednesday night in a small industrial park 25 miles south of Albany. About 40 homes were evacuated, and Columbia County officials advised residents ...


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