The Way We Were

compiled by Bonnie Chevrier

Apr. 27, 1994

25 Years Ago

Fire destroys three houses in Shawville: Shawville lost three houses in less than two hours last week and was fortunate not to have lost more.
Eight people were left homeless on the evening of April 19 in what Assistant Fire Chief Neil Sharpe describes as “one of the toughest fires we ever fought.”
No one was hurt but most residents lost everything in the fire which spread quickly along King St. because of high winds.
Claude Richardson recalls that there were two minutes left in the first period of the hockey game he was watching when he heard a crack from the back room.

 

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