Wednesday, September 30, 2009

Barn And Shed Destroyed In Afternoon Fire

On September 30, 1967 in the afternoon hours, firemen responded to the Frank Novotny farm, Shippensburg R. D. 2 for a building fire. A fire of undetermined origin destroyed a barn and shed. Radiant heat from the fire cracked windows in the house. A damage estimate was not available. Firemen remained on the scene over five hours. Units returned to the scene at 10:30 p.m. for a rekindle. The Vigilant Hose Company station 1 and 2, West End Fire and Rescue, Fayetteville and Newburg-Hopewell fire companies answered the alarm. The Cumberland Valley Community ambulance answered one call for the day.

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