Thursday, October 23, 2008

Barn And Two Sheds Go Up In Flames

On October 23, 1986 at 7:25 p.m. the Vigilant’s assistance was requested at a barn fire at 328 Old York Road. A fire of undetermined origin destroyed a barn and two sheds. The farmhouse was also damaged in the fire along with two pieces of fire apparatus. Firefighters were hampered by gusty winds and a lack of water. Damages were estimated at $203,000. Eight firefighters were treated at the scene for minor injuries. Firefighters from 17 companies in two counties battled the blaze for hours. The Vigilant Hose Company assisted at the scene.


Sparky said...

What two pieces of fire apparatus?

Bradley Myers said...

I would have to dig out the book for 1986 and may not mention the exact rigs, but with the location of the incident I would guess they were Mt. Holly's rigs.