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Claysburg Fire Co. Celebrates 80 Years

On March 11, 1943, two years before the end of World War II, a group of citizens met in a school gymnasium to elect officers and lay the foundation for the Claysburg Volunteer Fire Company. Until that day, the then nearly 140-year-old village relied on surrounding towns for fire protection

This year marks the 80th anniversary of that first meeting and from its humble beginnings of one pumper truck housed in a garage owned by General Refractories, to its current fully equipped home along Dunnings Highway, eight decades of growth of the Claysburg Volunteer Fire Company can be attributed to two t...


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