Tuesday, January 19, 2010
Booz Road Home Damaged By Fire
On January 19, 1999 at 7:52 a.m. firefighters responded to 199 Booz Road, Hopewell Township for a house fire. A faulty installed wood stove sparked a blaze that damaged an occupied 2-½-story frame house. The fire started in a first floor wall and extended upwards to the attic before being stopped by firefighters from six area companies. The remainder of the house suffered extensive heat and smoke damage. The Newburg, Pleasant Hall, Fayetteville, Vigilant Hose, Cumberland Valley Hose and West End Fire and Rescue companies operated at the scene. At 9:06 a.m. the C.V.’s, WEFR and other companies that were standing by in Shippensburg responded to a smoke investigation at 208 East King Street. At 10:31 a.m. the C.V.’s, Vigilant’s and other companies responded to an AFA at 15 N. Spring Street and then at 4:07 p.m. the C.V.’s responded to an AFA at 1750 Pine Road, Penn Township.