05/12/11  Fire broke out in a 2 story home along Elm Lane in New Beaver Boro around 12:30 this afternoon. According to the home owner who just moved into the home about 2 months ago, he was attempting to charge the battery on his Honda Gold Wing Motorcycle when a spark from the charger ignited the motorcycle which was in the attached garage. He was unable to remove the motorcycle and the garage caught fire. When firemen arrived, the room above the garage was already on fire and swept across the roof to the rest of the house which was destroyed. There were an additional 4 dirt bikes in the garage and a quad outside. The power line from the house burned off and fell across the car which was in front of the garage and he was unable to remove it. It wasn’t seriously damaged. His girlfriend, who also is part-owner of the house and their 11 year old golden retriever, escaped from the home with out injury. Fire departments from both Beaver and Lawrence County were called to extinguish the blaze and were on the scene for nearly four hours.

 

" /> 05/12/11  Fire broke out in a 2 story home along Elm Lane in New Beaver Boro around 12:30 this afternoon. According to the home owner who just moved into the home about 2 months ago, he was attempting to charge the battery on his Honda Gold Wing Motorcycle when a spark from the charger ignited the motorcycle which was in the attached garage. He was unable to remove the motorcycle and the garage caught fire. When firemen arrived, the room above the garage was already on fire and swept across the roof to the rest of the house which was destroyed. There were an additional 4 dirt bikes in the garage and a quad outside. The power line from the house burned off and fell across the car which was in front of the garage and he was unable to remove it. It wasn’t seriously damaged. His girlfriend, who also is part-owner of the house and their 11 year old golden retriever, escaped from the home with out injury. Fire departments from both Beaver and Lawrence County were called to extinguish the blaze and were on the scene for nearly four hours.

 

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05/12/11 Elm Lane House Fire - New Beaver Boro

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Date and Time:  5/12/2011    Location:
Elm Street
New Beaver Boro
Lawrence County
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05/12/11  Fire broke out in a 2 story home along Elm Lane in New Beaver Boro around 12:30 this afternoon. According to the home owner who just moved into the home about 2 months ago, he was attempting to charge the battery on his Honda Gold Wing Motorcycle when a spark from the charger ignited the motorcycle which was in the attached garage. He was unable to remove the motorcycle and the garage caught fire. When firemen arrived, the room above the garage was already on fire and swept across the roof to the rest of the house which was destroyed. There were an additional 4 dirt bikes in the garage and a quad outside. The power line from the house burned off and fell across the car which was in front of the garage and he was unable to remove it. It wasn’t seriously damaged. His girlfriend, who also is part-owner of the house and their 11 year old golden retriever, escaped from the home with out injury. Fire departments from both Beaver and Lawrence County were called to extinguish the blaze and were on the scene for nearly four hours.

 

 
 
 
 

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