Thread: Motel distroyed in Ronks,Pa.
03-18-2000, 07:25 PM #1Truck 2Firehouse.com Guest
Motel distroyed in Ronks,Pa.
A wind driven fire at the Nomad Motel on US-30 distroyed the 12 unit motel on Friday afternoon.16 tankers were used to shuttle water from the public hydrant system about a mile away. The occupants of the room were not there when the fire started, it was spoted by a passerby. Two adult dogs and five puppies died in the fire that were left in the room.This was the only room occupied at the time of the fire. Two fire fighters were taken to a local hospital to be checked out , one for smoke inhalation the other one for a hand injury. The damage probably will top $250,000.US-30 the old Lincoln Highway is a two lane roadway at this point East of Lancaster City.This part of US-30 is a heavaly used truck rout to and from the Willmington Del. and Philda. areas.The highway was shut down for several hours with a two mile back up.
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