A raging fire Wednesday consumed dozens of structures at Machne Nachlas Tzvi – Krula and the adjacent Riversite bungalow colony, on Route 42 and Gamble Road in Fallsburg, N.Y. There were no injuries, Baruch Hashem.
According to a witness who spoke to Hamodia, the fire, which began around 2:00 p.m., destroyed the main building and 21 bungalows in the camp, and around a dozen bungalows in the colony, before finally being brought under control shortly before 7:00 p.m.
The fire started from electrical wires that run between the camp and the colony, and spread quickly on a hot and windy day. An official who spoke with Hamodia said that there have been several past instances in which the wires have caught fire on hot days.
Updated Wednesday, May 2, 2018 at 6:54 pm