The Monday fire was said to have started in the dust collection system of the manufacturing plant on Sanatoga Station Road in the southeast portion of Lower Pottsgrove Township.
Males loitering around single family homes on the north end of Lower Pottsgrove Township were seen in two incidents Thursday night and early Friday morning. Police think they are the same individual, and are urging residents to be cautious.
Lower Pottsgrove police made the arrest Saturday while enforcing speed limits at the construction zone near the Armand Hammer Boulevard exit.
People, and for some their pets too, took advantage of warmth, safety, food and shelter offered Sunday and Monday by the American Red Cross in make-shift quarters at Pottstown High School.
Cars and trucks impaled by trees, light poles resting on the ground instead of standing tall. Thanks to Hurricane Sandy's ferocious winds, it was that kind of night in the borough.
The safe, controlled Halloween activities are open to all kids age 12 and younger who are accompanied by an adult.
Area residents have long complained about traffic speed at the Lower Pottsgrove intersection. It averages 36 mph. State guidelines, however, forbids the township from using stop signs as speed controls.
Area fire and rescue companies, including Goodwill in Pottstown, brought dozens of pieces of equipment Saturday to the annual Fire Prevention Week show at Home Depot. Visitors swarmed over the apparatus, and were enthralled by demonstrations. See a Post gallery of 17 photos.