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Red Flashers Approved

Herald of April 19, 1973

The Martinsburg Borough Council, at a special meeting, voted to purchase a roof-mounted, detachable red flasher for the borough police car. The action was taken after Mayor Richard D. Moore told council that the interior flasher now being used was not a legal device.

Fire wardens and the Martinsburg Fire company turned out Monday afternoon to battle a forest fire on Lock Mountain, about four miles north of Martinsburg. The blaze covered a substantial area on the bench of the mountain and was close to the crest of the ridge in tinder dry woodland before it was brought u...


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