On Friday morning, July 11th, Smallwood Mongaup Valley Fire Fighters were dispatched to a structure fire with explosion on Read Avenue in Smallwood. When they arrived, the entire front of the house and its contents were blown out due to a gas leak. Both White Lake and Kauneonga Lake FD’s assisted. There was 1 victim, who was also blown out of the house and suffered serious burns and injuries. He was airlifted to Westchester Medical Center where he was listed in serious condition.