On February 12, 1887 at 2:30 p.m. fire companies raced to the 100 block East Orange Street for a fire. Firemen arrived to find the house locked up, upon entering they found fire was set to the beds in three bedrooms on the second floor of the occupied dwelling. On bedroom was destroyed. A damage estimate was not available. The Vigilant Hose and Cumberland Valley fire companies answered the alarm both taking plugs and playing a total of three streams of water on the fire.