On February 27, 1982 at 10:12 a.m. firefighters were alerted for a house fire at 4437 Philadelphia Avenue, Greene Township. A faulty installed wood stove sparked a blaze that caused extensive fire damage to the first floor of an occupied 2-½-story frame dwelling. The second floor of the home suffered heavy smoke damage. Firefighters from four companies had the fire under control in 30 minutes. Damages were estimated at $40,000. The Franklin's, Pleasant Hall, Fayetteville and West End Fire and Rescue companies operated at the scene.