Fire chief taken to hospital after Gettysburg fire


GETTYSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – Gettysburg Fire Chief Hurshel Shank was taken to Gettysburg Hospital after a fire early Friday morning.

Crews responded to the fire on Ridge Avenue in Gettysburg and worked it for nearly two hours as hot spots continued to flare up.

A Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshall is investigating the house fire.

Shank on Friday evening shared a Facebook post to thank fellow first responders and hospital staff.Get breaking news, weather and traffic on the go. Download our News App and our Weather App for your phone and tablet.

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