Friday, September 18, 2009

Sawmill Burns In Upper Strasburg

On September 18, 1971 at 3:46 a.m. units were alerted to a sawmill fire in Upper Strasburg. A fire of undetermined origin destroyed a 100 X 30 foot sawmill operated by Garnet Rosenberry. Lost in the fire were 15 electric motors, saws and other equipment. The fire was declared out at 7 a.m. Damages were estimated at $50,000. The Pleasant Hall, West End Fire and Rescue, Franklins and Vigilant Hose Company operated at the scene.

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