Thursday, February 12, 2009

Riggs Store Damaged By Fire

On February 12, 1943 at 11:00 p.m. firemen responded to a fire at Riggs Grocery Store, 103 S. Prince Street. A faulty motor in an ice cream chest was blamed for a fire that destroyed almost the entire stock of the store. Damages were estimated at $2,200. The Vigilant Hose and Cumberland Valley Hose companies controlled the blaze quickly.

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