Saturday, December 29, 2007

Barn Destroyed And Livestock Lost

On December 29, 1949 at 5:00 p.m. an alarm of fire was sounded for a barn fire at the Harry Vaughn residence, Shippensburg R. R. 1. A fire of undetermined origin destroyed a bank barn and its contents. Lost in the fire were three horses, a bull, two pigs, several chickens, all the machinery and most of the year’s crop. Damages were estimated at $5,000. The Vigilant Hose Company operated at the scene.

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