Tuesday, April 6, 2010

Arson Fire Destroys Barn

On April 6, 1972 at 10:30 p.m. firefighter were sent to Limekiln Road, Letterkenny Township for a barn fire. An arson fire destroyed a barn and its contents. Firefighters from five companies battled the blaze. A damage estimate was not available. One adult and four juveniles were arrested for the crime along with two other fires. The West End Fire and Rescue, Pleasant Hall, Fayetteville, Letterkenny and Vigilant Hose companies operated at the scene. At 11:02 a.m. the Vigilant's and WEFR responded to a grass fire to the rear of the Thrush used car lot on R.R. 3, at 4:19 p.m. WEFR responded to a grass fire on the Nyesville Road between Pinola and Orrstown and at 11:33 a.m. Vigilant's and Newburg responded to a reported dwelling fire off the Ridge Road.

Today is the second and last part of the fatal auto accident on King Street last Friday on my other site, Brad Myers Photo Blog, check it out.

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