Saturday, July 26, 2008

Walnut Bottom House Burns

On July 26, 1932 at an unknown time a firemen were alerted to a house fire in Walnut Bottom. Firemen from Shippensburg were able to arrive in time to save the house. A cistern along the house filed with water provided the firemen with enough water to extinguish the blaze. Te origin of the fire was unknown and damages were estimated at $500. The Vigilant Hose Company answered the alarm.

In today's photo WEFR members assist the Viggies on a field fire at Shippensburg Mobile Estates on this date in 1991.

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