Friday, January 23, 2009

Malfunctioning Furnace Causes House Fire

On January 23, 2000 at 7:18 p.m. firefighters responded to a house fire at 1025 Pine Stump Road, Greene Township. A malfunctioning oil furnace caused a fire that gutted an occupied 2-½-story frame house. When firefighters arrived the basement and first floor were well involved with fire extending in the voids to the second floor and attic. Firefighters from nine companies had the fire under control in 30 minutes and remained on the scene over 2 ½ hours. A damage estimate was not available. The Vigilant Hose, Cumberland Valley Hose and West End Fire and Rescue companies assisted at the scene.

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