Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Fire Causes Heavy Damage To Stake’s Garage

On January 16, 1978 at 10:18 a.m. local firefighters were alerted for a building fire at Stake’s Garage, Orrstown. An accidental fire started under one of the cars being worked on and spread rapidly. By the time firefighters from five companies were able to control it the 35 X 50 foot concrete building and two cars were destroyed. The owner was treated by the Pleasant Hall ambulance on the scene for burns to the hands and five firefighters were treated for smoke inhalation, burns and cuts. A damage estimate was not available. The West End Fire and Rescue and Vigilant Hose Company answered the alarm.

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