Thursday, October 29, 2009

Borough Garage Damaged In Accidental Fire

On October 29, 1992 at 11:59 p.m. firefighters were dispatched to a structure fire at 223 E. King Street. Sparks from a welder’s torch started a fire that caused extensive damage to a 2-½-story frame garage. The first floor was gutted with extension to the second floor. Destroyed in the building were a motorcycle, truck and auto parts. Firefighters had the blaze under control in 30 minutes and remained on the scene one and a half hours. Damages were estimated at $16,000. The Vigilant Hose, Cumberland Valley Hose and West End Fire and Rescue companies answered the alarm.

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