Saturday, October 18, 2008

Stove Overheats Causing Fire

On October 18, 1950 in the morning hour’s firemen were sent to Shippensburg R. R. 2, Huckleberry Land for a house fire. An oil stove overheated and exploded causing a fire that destroyed an occupied frame dwelling. Firemen were unable to save the home and concentrated their efforts on the exposures. Damages were estimated at $2,000. Three people were displaced. The Vigilant Hose Company battled the blaze.

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