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M-burg Fire Starts Fund-raiser

Herald of Feb. 6, 1997

The Martinsburg Volunteer Fire Company kicked off a fund-raising campaign to purchase a 1997 Freightliner truck. The company wanted to replace the 1975 tanker which was equipped with a 1960 milk tank.

A state police trooper reported seeing a large fireball in the Brumbaugh Mountain area on Jan. 31. Volunteers from Imler and New Enterprise fire companies searched the area thinking it might have been a downed plane, but none was discovered. Police suspect it might have been a meteorite.

The old Imler firehall was heavily damaged by fire. A fire company member was worki...


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