Worm 32-12-20 fire

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WEST SHORE FIRE ROUTS 15 PERSONS FROM HOMES Fifteen persons were driven from their homes late yesterday afternoon when fire damaged W. Scott Coble's apartment at 122 South Front street, Wormleysburg. Four families occupied the apartment houses. Three of the families were cared for last night by Mr. Coble at his other apartment, 18 South Front street, Wormleysburg. . Fire Chief Edward E. Eisenberger, who said the fire started in the chimney in the second floor in the apartment of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Brouse, estimated the damage at $1500. Other damage also resulted to furniture, clothing and other articles. Chief Eisenbereer fell over a. wire fence near the scene and suffered a bruised right arm. He was treated by company first aid unit. Chief Eisenberger, when he saw that Wormleysburg's fire - fighting equipment, which consists of one chemical wagon, could not check the fire, called for the Lemoyne and West Fairview fire companies. Wil liam song, a member of tne Wormleysburg Hose Company, who was passing, turned in the alarm. Others who were forced to flee are Mr. and Mrs. Brouse's two children, Mr. and Mrs. Coldsmith and three children, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Schoff, Mr. and Mrs. John Pollack, Sr., and John Pollack, Jr., secretary of the Wormleysburg Fire Company, and his sister, Margaret. The apart ment of Pollack's was damaged only by water. The Pollacks remained in the apartment last night. W. Scott Coble said that part of his loss is covered by insurance. the goal top that said erful a sieep from the at

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  1. Harrisburg Telegraph,
  2. 20 Dec 1932, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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