Friday, January 15, 2010

Multiple Buildings Destroyed On Ritner Highway

On January 15, 1949 in the evening hours, firemen responded to the Governor Ritner Highway, Newville R. R. for a building fire. A fire of undetermined origin that began in a smoke house destroyed the building along with a hog pen and wood shed. A damage estimate was not available. The Vigilant Hose Company battled the blaze.


E4 Lt said...

for a Shbg fire blog, there is a pic of Newville fire trucks and firemen on the header

Sparky said...

Like the new header.

Brad Myers said...

Actually some of those in the photo are from South Newton. Shippensburg answered the alarm so that is all thats is needed to fit my criteria. Besides I was really tire of the last one.