On January 21, 1988 at 11:55 p.m. firefighters responded to 25 Horsekiller Road, South Newton Township for a house fire. A fire of undetermined origin destroyed a living room and rear porch of an occupied 1-½ story dwelling. Firefighters had the blaze under control in 10 minutes. A damage estimate was not available. The South Newton, Penn Twp., Vigilant Hose and Cumberland Valley Hose companies operated at the scene.
Other incidents during the day included an auto accident on Rt.696, Hopewell Twp. answered by Co.'s 15,51, an out accident on Rt. 696, Southampton Cumberland answered by Co.'s 15,52, and a debris removal on the 200 block of East King Street answered by Co. 52.