Thursday, April 22, 2010

Fire Damages Mobile Home

On April 22, 1989 at 10:35 a.m. firefighters were dispatched to a mobile home fire at 6613B Roxbury Road. A carelessly discarded cigarette in the trash caused a fire that destroyed an occupied mobile home. When firefighters arrived the home was heavily involved in fire. About 25 firefighters from four companies had the blaze under control in about five minutes. WEFR firefighter Alan Beisler suffered a thigh injury and was treated and released from Chambersburg Hospital. The West End Fire and Rescue, Vigilant Hose, Cumberland Valley Hose and Pleasant Hall fire companies answered the alarm. At 4:26 a.m. WEFR transferred to Fayetteville, at 4:38 a.m. WEFR, Co 11 and EMS 53 answered an auto accident at Cumberland Highway and Roxbury Road. At 12:48 p.m. the Vigilant's and Walnut Bottom responded to a brush fire at mile post 36, Interstate 81 and then at 4:10 p.m. the Vigilant's, WEFR and Walnut Bottom responded to a mountain fire on the Thompson Hollow Road to end a busy day.

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