Monday, May 31, 2010

Walnut Bottom Garage Burns

On May 31, 1983 at 11:56 a.m. firefighters were alerted to a garage fire in Walnut Bottom. A 28 by 30 foot two-story frame garage along with a 1974 Bronco, 1968 Pontiac and a 1975 Kawasaki motorcycle was destroyed. A nearby shed was also damaged in the blaze. The damage estimate on the buildings was $5,000, no dollar loss on the contents were given. A cause was not available. Firefighters from four companies had the fire under control in 10 minutes and remained on the scene for over an hour and a half. The South Newton, Penn Twp., Vigilant Hose and Cumberland Valley Hose companies answered the alarm.

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