A fire truck caught fire in Nyack at about 4 p.m. today. The truck—from West Harrison—was in the area for a drill, authorities said. The incident occurred near the Birchwood Avenue and Midland Avenue intersection.
The inside of the truck caught fire, smoking up the vehicle's interior and smelling up the entire block. Authorities have not yet confirmed what caused the fire.
The flames were extinguished shortly before Patch arrived.
Firefighters hauled a hose into the burning truck to douse the flames. They alternated between combating the blaze and resting due to high temperatures.
Earlier today, local authorities responded to a . The woman has been pronounced dead, and the man is in critical condition.