Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Fire Damages South Penn Street Home

November 27, 1964 at 2:25 a.m., 221 South Penn Street, Shippensburg. An electrical short in the basement started a fire that caused heavy damage to an occupied two-story blockhouse. Before firemen could extinguish the blaze both floors received extensive fire and smoke damage. Damages were estimated at $10,000. The Vigilant Hose, Cumberland Valley Hose and West End Fire and Rescue companies operated at the scene.

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