Cochranton firemen responded to a working garage fire on Rt 322 at Townhall Road just after 2 a.m. on Feb. 26th. Upon arrival they found the automotive garage well involved. Defensive operations were used to gain control of the fire as the building was a total loss, along with equipment and vehicles inside. Heavy equipment was brought in to help in extinguishing the fire.
Assisting Cochranton were: West Mead 1, Vernon Central, Vernon Twp, Meadville Central’s Tower, Randolph, Utica and Greenwood fire depts.