Fire claims historic Lancaster Tavern & Inn

Crews from six volunteer fire departments in Lancaster and Northumberland counties responded Wednesday, April 1, to a fire at historic Lancaster Tavern & Inn in the Lancaster Courthouse Historic District. Upper Lancaster Volunteer Fire Department (ULVFD) was the first to respond at about 8:30 p.m. Responders remained on the scene for almost five hours. Responding to the call along with ULVFD were volunteer units from Kilmarnock, White Stone, Fairfields, Callao and Richmond County. The fire was contained to the tavern building with no impact to surrounding buildings. Photo by Lisa Hinton-Valdrighi