Tuesday, November 3, 2009

House And Cars Destroyed In Fire

On November 3, 2003 at 8:55 a.m. Franklin County 911 alerted firefighters to a house fire at 7228 Lincoln Way East, Greene Township. A fire of undetermined origin destroyed a house, two cars and a boat. One firefighter was injured and transported to Chambersburg Hospital. Firefighters from eight companies and 18 pieces of fire apparatus battled the two-alarm blaze for 45 minutes before bringing it under control. Damages were estimated at $150,000. The Fayetteville, Mont Alto, Marion, South Mountain, New Franklin, Franklin County Air 10, Franklin’s, Vigilant Hose and West End Fire and Rescue companies operated at the scene.

Later in the evening all three Shippensburg fire companies assisted numerous other companies on an odor investigation at Thompson Institute on Philadelphia Avenue.

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