NB Fire 1

FIRE DAMAGED A MULTI-TENANT apartment house at 221 Penn Street in New Bethlehem yesterday (Tuesday) afternoon. Shortly after 3 p.m., firefighters from New Bethlehem, Hawthorn, Distant, Limestone and Rimersburg responded to the incident. Eye witness reports indicate that the fire may have started from a lightning strike earlier in the day. The building, owned by Mike and Holly Pence, has four apartments, three of which were rented. It appeared that the fire was contained to the second floor and attic of the home. For more, see the additional photos on Page A-12.

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