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Firefighters Held Up At Border Trying To Reach Fire

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November 14, 2007
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Firefighters from Quebec said they were held up at the Rouses Point border crossing while trying to provide mutual aid to firefighters battling flames at the Anchorage Inn Sunday.Lacolle and St. Paul fire officials said several members of their squad didn’t have proper photo identification and were held up for close to 15 minutes while trying to reach the fire. Fire officials also said border agents inspected some of the fire trucks.Clinton County fire officials said they called Customs and Border Protection to let them know firefighters would be crossing from Canada, but the crews were still held up. (WPTZ)