State Police and First Responders save a trapped woman in Fort Edward



On July 12, 2022, at about 3:43 p.m. State Police from Greenwich responded to a home on North River Rd. in Fort Edward for the report of a tree down on the house. The investigation determined that a large tree had fallen onto the home due to storm-related wind. Penelope Perry, 75, was in the home at the time and was rescued from the debris. Life Net of New York transported Perry to Glens Fall Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Agencies that assisted with the rescue include New York State Police, Washington County Sheriff’s Office, Washington County Department of Public Safety, Washington County Emergency Management, Life Net of New York, Fort Edward Fire Department, Fort Edward Rescue Squad, Greenwich Fire Department, Middle Falls Fire Department, Argyle Fire Department, Hebron Fire Department, Hudson Falls Fire Department, New York State Fire, New York State Department of Transportation, Washington County Department of Transportation, Fort Edward Department of Transportation, FEMA Urban Search and Rescue Task Force and National Incident Management services.

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