Wednesday, June 4, 2008

Greene Township Apartment Damaged In Early Morning Fire

On June 4, 2000 at 1:01 a.m. a station 4 box was alerted for a apartment fire at 1955 Philadelphia Avenue, Greene Township. When units arrived flames were shooting from a second story window in one unit. Firefighters from nine companies had the blaze under control in 10 minutes and remained on the scene until almost 6 a.m. The fire was confined to the apartment or origin with water damage to the unit below. Damages were estimated at $50,000. The West End Fire and Rescue, Vigilant Hose and Cumberland Valley Hose companies assisted at the scene.

3 comments:

wefr15 said...

Brad,

What was the ribbon for and what year was it issued??

Cincy Bill

Bradley Myers said...

Bill, I wish I had the answer but I don't. The rig in the photo was purchased in 1909 so it was after that. Other than that it is a guess. The intresting part is the horses hooked up to it. I never found a mention of the company's using horses. My guess was it was taken at a parade in town.

wefr15 said...

Brad,

Thanks! Great looking piece of memorabilia.