Saturday, July 18, 2009

Firemen Save Barn In Culbertson

On July 18, 1949 around 5 a.m. firemen were sent to the John Meyers farm, one half mile north of Culbertson in Greene Township fire a barn fire. A new haymow in the barn was burning when firemen arrived. With the help of many neighbors and farmers firemen from three companies manning eight pieces of fire apparatus worked for five hours emptying 10 tons of smoldering hay. The barn suffered slight damage. The Vigilant Hose, Letterkenny and Franklin fire companies answered the alarm.

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