Friday, September 11, 2009

Shed Destroyed On Star Rout 1

On September 11, 1966 in evening hours firemen responded to a shed fire at Shippensburg Star Route 1. Fire destroyed a 9 X 12 foot shed and everything inside but firemen were able to prevent the fire from spreading to other nearby buildings. A damages estimate and cause were not available. The Vigilant Hose, Cumberland Valley Hose and West End Fire and Rescue companies battled the blaze. While firemen were battling the blaze the Cumberland Valley Hose Company also responded to a short circuit in an iron at 5 South Penn Street. At 10:30 a.m. the Vigilant’s and Cumberland Valley responded to a grass fire along the Reading Railroad tracks on the Baltimore Road and later in the afternoon answered another grass fire near Mountain View Estates on the Baltimore Road.

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