On February 19, 1973 at 9:25 a.m. firefighters responded to 105 S. Queen Street for a house fire. A faulty electric cord caused a fire that was confined to a second floor rear bedroom. The occupied 2-½-story frame dwelling suffered heavy smoke damage. Firefighters from the Vigilant Hose, Cumberland Valley Hose and West End Fire and Rescue companies were on the scene just over an hour. A damage estimate was not available.