Wednesday, September 10, 2008

Roof Burns On Wal-Mart Building

On September 10, 2004 at 11:45 a.m. Shippensburg firefighters were sent to Conestoga Drive, Shippensburg Township, the new Wal-Mart building under construction for a building fire. An accidental fire started on the roof of a 100-foot by 200-foot strip mall being built to house a Wal-Mart store. An impressive thermal column could be seen from anywhere in town. One civilian suffered minor burns. Firefighters had the blaze under control by 12:12 p.m. A damage estimate was not available. The Vigilant Hose, Cumberland Valley Hose and West End Fire and Rescue companies answered the alarm.

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