Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Five Displaced In Mobile Home Fire

On September 22, 2005 at 3:26 a.m. firefighters responded to the first block of Gutshall Road for a mobile home fire. A family cat awoke a resident alerting her to the blaze in her mobile home. Fire destroyed the residence displacing a family of five. Three smoke detectors were located in the home all with dead batteries. Five fire companies battled the blaze for about 90 minutes. A damage estimate was not available. The Vigilant Hose, Cumberland Valley Hose, West End Fire and Rescue and Newburg-Hopewell and Penn Township fire companies operated at the scene. The Shippensburg fire companies answered at least three other alarms during the day including a working fire in Penn Township’s area.

1 comment:

Sparky said...

I don't remind this call.