Wednesday, October 31, 2007

On this day October 31

October 31, 1987, 3:40 a.m., Walnut Bottom Road between Shippensburg and Leesburg, Southampton Cumberland. A fire caused by an unattended candle in a second floor bedroom damaged an occupied 2-1/2-story frame house. The blaze was confined to the second floor bedroom with the remainder of the home suffering smoke damage. Firefighter has the blaze under control in 20 minutes and remained on the scene for almost three hours. A damage estimate was not available. The Vigilant Hose, Cumberland Valley Hose and West End Fire and Rescue companies operated at the scene.

1 comment:

Haney said...

I had the nozzle on this one. On arrival the neighbors thought 2 girls were still inside. A swift kick opened the front door and a search showed the girls had already gotten out. This was confirmed form outside around the same time.