Union Mills * Westminster * Sandymount * Finksburg


February 15, 1993

Route 852 span shut near Westminster

The bridge on Old New Windsor Road (Route 852) at Fenby Farm Road west of Westminster has been closed for repairs, the State Highway Administration announced Friday.

After a routine inspection, SHA officials decided to close the road to replace a 7-foot-long slab culvert. Repairs are expected to take about four weeks.

A posted detour tells motorists to take Uniontown Road to Route 31 (New Windsor Road).

Accident injures 2 in Westminster

Two people were injured in a two-vehicle, head-on crash at about 8:05 p.m. Wednesday on Route 27 at Hahn Road.

Kim Anne Hugg, 14, a passenger in a car driven by Shannon D. Hugg, 16, of the 2500 block of Cross Section Road, was treated for minor injuries and released at Carroll County General Hospital.

Howard E. Wilhelm Jr., of the 2300 block of Neudecker Road, was in fair condition at the same hospital Friday.

State police said the Hugg auto was northbound on Route 27 and made a left turn in front of the Wilhelm car.


* Westminster: Someone broke into the car of Donald J. Rieger of Westminster while it was parked near the senior citizens center on Wednesday. The articles stolen were valued at $44.


* Pleasant Valley: Pleasant Valley responded to wires on fire on South Pleasant Valley Road at 8:46 a.m.

Saturday. Units were out for 22 minutes.

* Silver Run: Pleasant Valley and Littlestown and Kingsdale of Adams County, Pa., battled a chimney fire on East Mayberry Road at 5:09 p.m. Saturday. Units were out for more than an hour.

* Warfieldsburg: Westminster responded to wires arcing on Exeter Road at 5:43 p.m. Friday. Units were out for 10 minutes.

* Westminster: Westminster responded to wires down on West Main Street at 8:13 p.m. Friday. Units were out 30 minutes.

Westminster responded to wires on fire on Hilltop Drive at 11:09 a.m. Saturday. Units were out for 23 minutes.

An auto fire blocked traffic on East Main Street during the evening rush hour on Thursday. The call kept Westminster firefighters out for 30 minutes.

Westminster and Reese companies responded to a chimney fire on South Church Street at 1:40 a.m. on Friday.

They also were dispatched for a chimney fire in a large brick house in the 100 block of E. Green St. at 10:38 a.m. Friday. Units were out for 30 minutes.

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