Wednesday, July 28, 2010
Barn Fire In Dickinson Twp.
On July 28, 2001 at 3:36 a.m. firefighters were alerted to a barn fire at 931 W. Old York Road, Dickinson Twp. Weary firefighters that just finished battling a barn fire 10 miles away and two hours earlier arrived to find a 120 foot by 50 foot storage barn well involved. Lost in the fire was more than 100 tons of hay, seven tractors, a hay binder, harvester, combine, generator and other equipment. Firefighters managed to protect the main barn and other exposures. Damages were estimated at $200,000 and the cause was listed as suspicious. The Mt. Holly, South Middleton, Penn Twp., Union of Carlisle, Bendersville, Vigilant Hose, Cumberland-Goodwill, South Newton, Newville, Upper Frankford, Monroe, Shermans Dale, Shiremanstown and New Kingston fire companies answered the alarm.