Wedgewood Park

April 9 1977

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Structure fire at 1:26 A.M. took the lives of four young children . This was the worst fire involving fatalities in the Lansdale Boro. The photo above was taken while the first in crew was advancing a 2 1\2 blitz line into the structure. The photo shows what the first engine saw when it arrived on the fireground. The home, one of four houses joined together in a row, was completely destroyed by the flames and the other homes in the row were extensively damaged.

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