Saturday, October 24, 2009

Family Of 7 Homeless After Fire

On October 24, 2003 at 8:31 p.m. firefighters were alerted to a house fire at 6490 Rock Hill Road, Quincy Township. An accidental fire caused heavy damage to a 2-1/2-story frame house displacing a family of seven. Firefighter from 12 companies operated at the scene for four and a half hours. A damage estimate was not available. Firefighters from New Franklin, Mont Alto, Waynesboro, Blue Ridge Summit, Fayetteville, Marion, Greencastle, Franklins, Letterkenny, Vigilant Hose and additional tankers from Adams and Washington counties answered the alarm. All three Shippensburg fire companies along with other units responded to Box 15-1, 127 Meadow Drive, Roxbury Ridge apartments at 4:32 p.m. for a smoldering fire in a second floor bedroom.

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