Category: 2005

Hampton Twp Commercial Structure Fire

IP50901910/31/05 – Commercial Structure Fire – Hampton Township

Hampton Police on patrol reported smoke coming from a structure just before 4am on Monday, October 31st at a commercial building at the intersection of Mt. Royal Boulevard and Duncan Avenue in Hampton Township.   Hampton Station 164, North Hampton Station 165, Elfinwild Station 261 and West Deer #3 Station 290 were dispatched to the scene for a confirmed structure fire with entrapment.  Units arriving found fire in the basement area of the structure and no one was trapped.  The fire then extended to the roof of the structure.  Peebles Station 188 was also dispatched for an assist.

Pictures/Story by: Eric Rasmussen

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Red Onion Restaurant in Carnegie Goes Up in Flames

IP508803By – Photos/Report by Ed Galicic

10/15/2005 – Commercial Structure Fire in Carnegie

Around 2:20am, Fire units were dispatched to the Red Onion Restaurant on Main Street for a commercial structure fire.

By the time the sun came up, half a city block and a lot of the town’s history was gone.

The fire began in the restaurant which recently reopened after rebuilding from flood damage. Two banks, the restaurant and several shops suffered heavy losses.

Many of the businesses were deemed total losses.

The fire is under investigation.

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Terrors by the Lake Haunted House North Park Commercial Structure Fire

IP50841410/2/2005 – Commercial Structure Fire – North Park

Pictures/Story by: Russ Faiello

Late Sunday Evening, fire crews were dispatched to the Terrors by the Lake Haunted House in North Park for a commercial structure fire. Crews found a two-story residential building that had been converted for commercial use as a haunted house in flames. The building suffered extensive damage.

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