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February 6, 2013
The Herald-Star

Fire damages booths

at flea market

WINTERSVILLE - A sprinkler system helped extinguish an electrical fire that broke out around 9:40 a.m. Tuesday at the Treasure Island Marketplace on Main Street, according to Wintersville Fire and Rescue.

Chief Robert Herrington said the fire damaged two booths and caused smoke and water damage.

None of the businesses in the upstairs part of the building had to be closed, he said.

Herrington said the cause of the fire appears to be electrical, but he is going to ask for the assistance of the state fire marshal's office in investigating.

Township meeting

date changed

RICHMOND - The Salem Township trustees' monthly meeting has been changed because of a scheduling conflict.

The meeting will be held at 7 p.m. on Feb. 25 at the township garage located on township Road 216.

The trustees usually meet the third Monday of the month.

Hancock document available for review

NEW CUMBERLAND - The Hancock County Board of Health recently reviewed and approved the environmental fees for permits to be in effect for 2013-14, according to officials.

The fees for permits schedule is available for public review during business hours at the health department, 102 N. Court St., New Cumberland; and at the Mary H. Weir Public Library in Weirton; Swaney Memorial Library in New Cumberland; and Lynn Murray Library in Chester.

A 30-day written comment period begins Feb. 18. Written comments must contain the writer's name, address and telephone number. For information, contact Jackie Huff, administrator, at (304) 564-3343.

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