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Fire Destroys Shop, Warehouse


August 8, 2019

Herald of Aug. 4, 1994

Fire thought to have been touched off by an arsonist late Friday destroyed a large warehouse in Taylor Township filled with pulp and scrap paper for recycling. The blaze kept hundreds of fire-fighters busy for three days at the Smith Transport Inc. terminal on Closson Road, just south of Roaring Spring, and caused an estimated $1.05 million in damage.

Sparks from a grinding wheel landed on a pile of sawdust and touched off a fast-burning fire that destroyed the Cove Buggy Shop and Sawmill at Curryville on July 28. Firemen estimated the loss at between $225,000 and $23...

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