Sunday, August 29, 2010

Large Frame Shed Burns In Lurgan Twp.

On August 29, 1990 at 3:30 p.m. firefighters were dispatched to a shed fire at 15700 Burnt Mill Road, Lurgan Township. Units arrived to find heavy fire in a large frame storage shed. Aggressive action by firefighters saved the building along with numerous contents inside. Newburg Chief Ed Chamberlin said the blaze was stated by spontaneous combustion in grain stored in the shed. A damage estimate was not available. Firefighters remained on the scene for over one and a half hours. The Newburg-Hopewell, Vigilant Hose, West End Fire and Rescue, Cumberland Valley Hose, Pleasant Hall and South Newton Twp. fire companies responded to the blaze.

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