Fire Destroys Smith Barn
25 Years Ago
September 10, 2020
Herald of Sept. 7, 1995
A fast-moving fire destroyed a large barn and about 20 dairy cows on the Gary Smith farm along Burketown Road in Taylor Township on Aug. 31. Firefighters from seven companies battled the blaze. State police fire marshal Gary Trivelpiece investigated to determine a cause for the fire.
Work on a project to replace sewer lines in Martinsburg was expected to get under way. Lines were scheduled to be replaced in the following three areas: an area south of the farm road beside Gene Henry's ponds; the alley between South Market and Locust streets; and an area along Spring S...