Massive Fire Ravages Camp Aliyah Bunkhouse, No Injuries Reported


On Thursday morning, a fire tore through a bunkhouse at Mesivta Aliyah, which is situated on the Camp Rayim campus. The Fire Department, Catskills Hatzalah & local volunteers were on the scene, at 263 Breezy Hill Rd in Parksville, NY.

Chasdei Hashem, no injuries were reported. The two-alarm fire was put out before the blaze was able to spread to other bunk houses.

Grateful campers were seen applauding the dedicated firefighters who valiantly put out the flames at the camp today.

Camp head staff released the following statement following the incident:

“First, we would like to assure you that everyone in camp is b”h safe and doing fine. This morning during learning groups, a fire broke out in one of the bunkhouses. B”h our staff made sure no one was in the affected structures or any nearby structures. The fire department swiftly came, contained the fire, and extinguished it. We thank them for their immediate response and their great work.

“All of the many avenues at our disposal are being implemented to ensure that camp life continues as normal for all of our campers and staff. We thank Hashem for keeping everyone healthy and safe. Wishing an easy fast to all.”

View footage below via Boro Park 24 & The Lakewood Scoop:

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