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10 Years Ago

Home Destroyed by Fire

Herald of Dec. 19, 2013

A two-story home was destroyed by fire on the night of Wednesday, Dec 11.

Many firefighters from numerous companies responded to the incident that broke out at about 9:30 p.m. on Cemetery Lane.

Phyllis Dodson and two granddaughters, Emily and Erica Knisely, resided at the home.

All three and their two dogs escaped.

Roaring Spring Borough Council approved revised animal control and zoning ordinances, which all but banned farm animals in the borough.

The revision included a clearer definition of “agricultural uses”, and it required five acres of contiguous land b...


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