Thursday, January 28, 2010
Doylesburg House Destroyed
On January 28, 1986 at 7:35 p.m. firefighters were dispatched to 22167 Main Street, Doylesburg for a chimney fire. A fire of undetermined origin caused heavy damage to an occupied 2-½-story frame house displacing a family of four. An attached clothing store suffered smoke and water damage. Approximately 70 to 75 firefighters from five companies battled the blaze for three hours. Water was shuttled from a pond about a quarter mile away to extinguish the fire. A damage estimate was not available. The Fannett-Metal, Pleasant Hall, Newburg-Hopewell, Shade Gap and Vigilant Hose companies answered the fire alarm.