November 20, 2017




Fire at nail polish factory, dozens being triaged

VAILS GATE - Fire and EMS personnel from across Orange County are at the scene of an explosion and fire at the Verla International cosmetics manufacturing company facility at 463 Temple Hill Road in New Windsor.

The Four-alarm fire is bringing out fire departments and EMS personnel from across Orange County.

The fire has been declared a mass casualty incident with as many as 75 people being treated.

The company manufactures private label nail polish and other cosmetics.

Area residents and schools were advised to shut their windows because of the smoke and potential of toxic fumes in the area.



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