Crews struggle with low tide, water pressure issues in fire on Edgewater pier

Low tide hindered efforts to fight a fire

Low tide hindered efforts to fight a fire on a pedestrian pier along the Hudson River in Edgewater early Wednesday. (June 25, 2014 10:34 PM)

Low tide hindered efforts to fight a fire on a pedestrian pier along the Hudson River in Edgewater early Wednesday.

The fire broke out around midnight in Edgewater Harbor.

Chief Tom Jacobson says crews encountered problems from the start. Firefighters had to battle the flames from land, and nearby hydrants did not have enough pressure.

"We immediately called for the fire boat and...

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