Incident Detail: 1945 Call No. 06


1945
Call No.  6
Time Out
11/20/1945
22:55
Time In

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Type
 Garage Fire 
Location
 West Lykens (Enders) 


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November 20, 1945

On the night of Monday, November 20, 1945, at 10:55 p.m.,fire was discovered in a large outbuilding on the property of James Enders in West Lykens. Both Lykens and Wiconisco firemen responded and did everything possible to save the structure, which burned rapidly due to high winds. The Lykens firemen pumped water from the swimming pool, while the Wiconisco firemen used their booster equipment. The building, which was completely destroyed by the fire, had been undergoing renovations and was having a concrete floor installed in preparation to be used as a garage and repair shop. All equipment and tools were saved. The loss was not covered by insurance.



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