Thursday, November 19, 2009

Furnace Malfunction Causes PennTwp. House Fire

On November 19, 1998 at 6:08 p.m. firefighters responded to 80 Farm Road, Penn Township for a house fire. A furnace malfunction started a fire in an occupied 2-½-story brick farmhouse. The basement and first floor suffered heavy fire damage. Firefighters had the blaze under control in 20 minutes and were on the scene for three hours. A damage estimate was not available. The Penn Twp., South Newton Twp., Newville, West Pennsboro, South Middelton and Cumberland Valley Hose companies battled the blaze. Earlier in the day the Vigilant’s answered an auto fire on the Interstate and later in the evening the Vigilant’s answered a wild fire in South Newton Twp.

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