Weekend fires hit local home, camp

Camp in Cross Fork burns

From staff reports

CROSS FORK — The camp at 56 Oak Hill, in the town of Cross Fork, was destroyed by fire Sunday afternoon, according to Eric Knauff of Citizen’s Hose Co. at South Renovo.

Citizen’s, Renovo, Chapman Township, Kettle Creek and Germania fire companies were called out to the blaze at 2:27 p.m., the Clinton County Communications Center reports. Firefighters were on scene for four hours going over what was left of the structure and dealing with any hot spots.

By the time water was brought uphill to the site, the camp was a loss, Knauff said. The fire appeared to be accidental, he said, and the blaze may have started at the water pump.

Flue fire closes High Street

From staff reports

FLEMINGTON — Goodwill Hose Co. at Flemington responded to a flue fire extending into the walls of the house at 200 High St., at 9:04 p.m. Saturday.

High Street was shut down from Canal Street to Sturdevant Street, and Huston Street was closed from Frederick Street to Walnut Drive during the response, according to a social media report by Goodwill Hose.

Other fire companies responding were Hand-in-Hand and Hope Hose of Lock Haven, Nittany Valley of Lamar, and Dunnstown.

The house is still standing, and firefighters were back in quarters at 10:36 p.m.

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