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A Christmas Story to Remember
The Story of the 1949 Christmas Day
Fire in Hyndman, PA

by Dick Devore

A Christmas Story to Remember - The Story of the 1949 Christmas Day Fire in Hyndman, PA
                by Dick Devore

This is the true story of the 1949 Christmas Day fire that devastated the town of Hyndman, PA. The fire destroyed dozens of homes and businesses. It was started by malfunctioning Christmas lights on a tree. Although its a heartbreaking story, the the town rose out of the ashes to overcome this setback. This book and the many pictures inside it serves to document for historical purposes the events, the recovery and the heros that saved that town and helped it to rebuild.

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