Arson Ruled in Second Fire at Derry Twp. Plant

By Paterra, Paul | Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, September 22, 2007 | Go to article overview

Arson Ruled in Second Fire at Derry Twp. Plant


Paterra, Paul, Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review


Six weeks after it was leveled by a raging blaze, a Derry Township company had a small fire at its temporary location early Friday morning.

The owner of the Keystone Foam Corp. said yesterday's fire was ruled an arson.

"It makes me sick," said Jerry Quinn. "Why would anybody want to jeopardize other people's lives? Does somebody hate me that much? Whatever the reason, it's not a good one."

Firefighters were called to the 90,000-square-foot facility shortly after 5 a.m. None of the fire companies had to use hoses to extinguish the blaze in a storage area at 118 Imaging Lane.

"There were no flames when the fire departments arrived," Quinn said. "The sprinkler system knocked it down completely. It's an isolated system, so it just went where the fire was. There's some smoke damage and some water damage."

No one was injured. Quinn said there were 10 employees -- all working on the midnight shift -- at the plant at the time.

Normal operations at the plant, where fabricated foam rubber is cut and assembled, resumed about noon yesterday.

Keystone Foam has been in operation since 1983. On Aug. 2, fire gutted the company's Derry Township's plant on Route 982.

In just a matter of minutes that morning, the 160,000-square- foot plant was consumed. …

The rest of this article is only available to active members of Questia

Already a member? Log in now.

Notes for this article

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items
Notes
Cite this article

Cited article

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Note: primary sources have slightly different requirements for citation. Please see these guidelines for more information.

Cited article

Arson Ruled in Second Fire at Derry Twp. Plant
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this article

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
Items saved from this article
  • Highlights & Notes
  • Citations
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Search by... Author
    Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.