Wednesday, August 11, 2010

CCVFA Meets For The First Time In Shippensburg

On August 11, 1927 the Cumberland County Volunteer Firemen’s Association met in Shippensburg for the first time. The meeting was held in the Cumberland Valley Hose Company's parlor. Over 100 members from the 16 companies making up the organization attended the meeting. Near the end of the meeting the Shippensburg companies were sent to a working barn fire (posted last year) and many of the visiting firemen rushed to the scene to watch the Shippensburg's bravest in action.


Sparky said...

I like how they call it a parlor. Wonder if we can call that in the new fire house?

Dale Jr(Wally) said...

why did they met in August that year ?

Brad Myers said...

You can call it whatever you want just invite me to the smokers. I have the research on the county but never plotted when the meetings were held. They could've been every month. I can not check it right now.