by Bea Peterson
According to Hoosick Falls Fire Chief Robert Bornt the two family house on Center Street was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived three minutes after the call came in at 2:50 am on Friday, January 24. The Hoosick Falls Police Department was already on the scene, a minute ahead of the Fire Department. “There were two families in the house and everyone got out safely,” said Bornt. The family dog was not so fortunate.