Car fire on Route 17B
At 23:45 hours (11:45 PM) on Saturday, April 14, Monticello Firefighters were dispatched to a 2 car motor vehicle accident on Route 17B in the Town of Thompson.
23:50 hours, Engine 22-14 arrived on scene reporting two vehicles fully involved with fire and occupants of the vehicles out of the vehicles. The drivers of the vehicles were the only occupants and were able to self extricate. Both drivers were treated and transported by Mobilemedic EMS. The vehicles were both destroyed and fire was declared under control in 30 minutes. Monticello Fire units remained on the scene until 01:30 hours (1:30 AM).
The accident is being investigated by Monticello Fire Dept. and Sullivan County Sheriff’s Department.
Mutual Aid tanker was called from Smallwood-Mongaup Valley Fire Dept. for water.