Fire

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With no fire hydrants in Dorrance, crews created a portable pond up the road from the home. Dorrance volunteers trucked in water and filled the makeshift pond with 3,000 gallons that the firemen then drew from to extinguish the flames. This has been done many times to battle fires in that part of Mountaintop as crews are well-trained to compensate for the lack of hydrants, Seltzer explained.