Claysburg Fire Co. Celebrates 80 Years


March 30, 2023

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State Sen. Judy Ward (R-30) presents a plaque recognizing the 80th anniversary of the founding of the Claysburg Volunteer Fire Company to Chief Scotty Eicher.

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 tw...

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