On February 26, 1877 at 10:30 p.m. the cry of fire was heard through out the town. It was soon learned that stables were ablaze on Railroad Street. An arson fire destroyed two frame stables and their contents. Firemen were soon on the scene and had the fire out in an hour. Damages were estimated at $1,300.00. The Vigilant Fire and Cumberland Valley Fire companies answered the alarm.