Sunday, June 28, 2009

Lightning Strikes Barn

On June 28, 1940 just after noon lightning struck the John Plasterer barn at Shippensburg R.R. 3 sending firemen racing to the scene. The large barn 85 by 65 feet and three stories high was destroyed along with 16 loads of new hay and a number of small tools and a hog shed were all lost. Firemen were able to save all the other nearby buildings. A damage estimate was not available. The Vigilant Hose Company battled the blaze.

1 comment:

Bradley Myers said...

Sorry it did the samething again today and it will be around this time until I can check it, and from the itouch at that.