Thursday, July 24, 2008

Numerous Out Buildings Destroyed

On July 24, 1943 at 2:30 a.m. a fire was discovered in numerous out buildings on Shippensburg R.R. 1. A small stove in a work shed destroyed the building along with a wagon shed and corn crib. Firemen were on the scene quickly and kept the flames from spreading to the barn and house. A damage estimate was not available. The Vigilant Hose Company answered the alarm.

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