Gouverneur Fire crews respond to plow truck fire

Gouverneur Fire responded to a reported plow truck fire on State Hwy. 58. Crews were dispatched with six vehicles to fight the blaze and carry out ground contamination control. No word on the condition of the driver at this time. Read more here. Photo courtesy of Gouverneur Fire Facebook page.

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