05/20/13  New Castle Firemen were called to vacant house fire on Galbreath St. shortly before 1 am this morning. Crews arrived to find the two story wood structure fully envolved with fire. At one point a pine tree caught fire sending sparks high into the sky. The flames were so intense, firemen directed their hoses towards adjacent homes and homes accross the street to prevent the flames and sparks from setting them on fire. There was already an empty lot on each side of the burning structure which provided a buffer zone to the adjacent structures, It is believed those houses were also vacant.The city’s fire marshal was immeditately summoned to the scene." /> 05/20/13  New Castle Firemen were called to vacant house fire on Galbreath St. shortly before 1 am this morning. Crews arrived to find the two story wood structure fully envolved with fire. At one point a pine tree caught fire sending sparks high into the sky. The flames were so intense, firemen directed their hoses towards adjacent homes and homes accross the street to prevent the flames and sparks from setting them on fire. There was already an empty lot on each side of the burning structure which provided a buffer zone to the adjacent structures, It is believed those houses were also vacant.The city’s fire marshal was immeditately summoned to the scene." />
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05/20/13 Vacant House Destroyed on Citys Southside

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Date and Time:  5/20/2013    Location:
Galbreath Street
New Castle
Lawrence County
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05/20/13  New Castle Firemen were called to vacant house fire on Galbreath St. shortly before 1 am this morning. Crews arrived to find the two story wood structure fully envolved with fire. At one point a pine tree caught fire sending sparks high into the sky. The flames were so intense, firemen directed their hoses towards adjacent homes and homes accross the street to prevent the flames and sparks from setting them on fire. There was already an empty lot on each side of the burning structure which provided a buffer zone to the adjacent structures, It is believed those houses were also vacant.The city’s fire marshal was immeditately summoned to the scene.
 
 
 
 

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