Fire Causes Damage
Herald of Dec. 23, 1948
Quick action by the Martinsburg Fire Company restricted damage to a few feet plank wall when a defective chimney set fire to the house of Rev. I. B. Kennsinger at Fredericksburg, Tuesday morning. Damage to the plank dwelling recently covered by clapboard was estimated at about $100 by the owner. Fire Chief Frank Teeter said the fire was caused when excess heat cracked a terra cotta pipe which extended through the plank wall into the outside chimney.
Prospects for a white Christmas which looked so bright Sunday morning when Morrisons Cove was covered with a five-inch...