06/22/12 Fire Destroys Garage of Elderly Koppel Couple
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Location: Fourth Avenue Koppe,l Pennsylvania Beaver County
06/22/12 Koppel, PA - Shortly after eight this morning, firemen were called to a structure fire at 4425 Fourth Ave. in Koppel. When firemen arrived, they found a two-story garage behind the home that was fully involved with flames. Home owner, a handicapped retired B&W worker by the nane of Don Sapp, said his burglar alarm alerted him to the fire. When he opened the door of the garage, flames shot out and he could see flames coming from the hood of his Lincoln Town Car. Firemen arrived quickly and put the flames out within a half hour of the call but not before almost every thing inside was destroyed. Sapp considered the garage his second home keeping all his valuables there like antiques, nearly a dozen guns and his workshop. The car, along with a riding lawnmower were also destroyed. No injuries were reported and the exact cause of the fire is not yet known.