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Memorable Fires

J.C. Penny’s – Gitt Building, Center Square

April 1950

$500,000 in fire damages

Thompson Trailer Corp,  425  Poplar Street

December 26, 1956

$500,000 in fire damages

J.F. Rohrbaugh & Co Planning Mill, 100 Penn St.

August 16, 1965

$100,000 in fire damages

National Furniture & Bedding, 1177 Eichelberger St.

June 26, 1988

$300,000 in fire damages

Kleffel’s Clothing Store & Apartments, 39 Baltimore St.

April 7, 1990

$1 Million in fire damages  (5 Alarms, 10 injured, 4 FF’s)

August 29, 1991

$1 Million in fire damages

West Chestnut Apartments,  6 W. Chestnut St.

August 15, 1992

$200,00 in fire damages

Pillowtex Corportaion, 300 North Street

February 28,1994

$ unknown fire damages (4 Alarms)

J.P. Jewelers – 6 Baltimore Street

July 22, 1998

$1 Million in fire damages (Store & Apts, 5 Alarms)

Pillowtex Corporation, 300 North Street

May 20, 2000

Unknown Fire damages (2nd Fire, 3 Alarms, Vacant Bldgs.)

5 Garage Fires 100 block of Carlisle Street 

November 25, 2002

$150,000 in fire damages (Arson fires on both side of alleys)

Miller Chemical – High Street – Adams County

June 8, 2015

Stations 46, 49 and 52 all assisted on this multi million dollar fire.

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