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Forest Fire
Lykens, PA

May 7, 1937

Samuel Deitrich, 38, of Wiconisco, started 15 forest fires along the Pennsylvania Rail Road tracks between Loyalton and Lykens on May 7, 1937. One of the fires burned an area of 1,500 acres. Deitrich blamed whiskey for his actions.

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