Lawn mowing equipment taken
WILLIAMSPORT - Lawn mowing equipment was stolen from a home over the weekend, the Washington County Sheriff's Department said Monday.
The theft occurred between Saturday afternoon and Monday morning at 11521 Rock Hill Road, deputies said. A black 3.5HP Briggs & Stratton lawn mower motor and two 6-inch lawn mower wheels were taken, deputies said. The equipment was valued at $100.
Smokebombs ignite fire in barn
SMITHSBURG - A small fire was put out quickly in a barn north of Smithsburg on Monday night after the resident tried to chase groundhogs out of the barn using smoke bombs, according to Washington County Fire and Rescue Communications.
Fire and rescue officials from Smithsburg, Mount Aetna, Leitersburg and Franklin County, Pa., responded to the 9:47 p.m. fire in the 22800 block of Stevenson Road, officials said.