Saturday, April 24, 2010
St. Thomas Twp. Barn Burns
On April 24, 2001 at 4:00 p.m. firefighters were dispatched to a barn fire on Apple Way, St. Thomas Township. A fire of undetermined origin destroyed a stone barn and its contents. Strong winds and a lack of water hampered firefighting efforts. Approximately 100 firefighters from 13 companies battled the blaze. A damage estimate was not available. The St. Thomas, Chambersburg, Waynesboro, Greencastle, Franklin's, Mont Alto, Fayetteville, Marion, Mercersburg, Fannett-Metal, McConnellsburg, West End Fire and Rescue and Vigilant Hose companies operated at the scene.