Saturday, July 11, 2009

Log Home Destroyed In Hopewell Twp.

On July 11, 2002 at 1:15 p.m. firefighters Cumberland County 911 alerted firefighters to a house fire at 89 Stony Lane, Hopewell Township. When firefighter arrived the 2-½-story log home was well involved. Firefighters launched an offensive attack but because of the lack of water and rapidly extending fire a defensive attack made. Water was shuttled to the scene using a dry hydrant located about a mile away. Firefighters were unable to save anything. Nearly 50 firefighters from eight fire companies battled the blaze for over three hours. A damage estimate or cause was not listed. The Newburg-Hopewell, Vigilant Hose, Cumberland Valley Hose, West End Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Hall, South Newton Twp., Fannett-Metal and Upper Frankford Twp. fire companies answered the alarm.

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