Incident Detail: 1925 Call No. 01


1925
Call No.  1
Time Out
03/01/1925
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Time In

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Type
 Fire 
Location
 Van Horn home 


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March 1, 1925

The home of superintendent and Mrs. E.A. Van Horn was greatly endangered for a while on Sunday morning, March 1, 1925, when fire was discovered on the third floor of the building. The family detected an odor of burning wood. Upon investigation, the fire was discovered by Robert, the youngest son of the family. supperintendent Van Horn, Lloyd Uhler, and Harry Davis battled the flames with chemicals, and had the fire extinguished upon the arrival of the Lykens and Wiconisco fire companies. The cause was undetermined. The loss included a sewing machine and motor, a couch, about a dozen feather pillows, several pairs of expensive curtains, rugs, and slight damage to the woodwork.



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