A female passenger in a car traveling on westbound U.S. Route 422 through Limerick sustained a minor forearm or hand injury during a crash, state police reported Sunday. She was taken to Pottstown Hospital.
Pennsylvania American Water is spending $71,000 state-wide on grants for fire departments and companies. Nineteen that cover Montgomery, Berks, and Chester counties, seven of them local, are among the winners.
A driver trapped inside a vehicle that crashed Thursday night on Township Line Road in Perkiomen Township was freed by two responding companies using saws to clear debris and cutting tools to clear wreckage.
Ten local fire companies and departments, as well as EMS, police, and fire police units, responded Saturday night to a fire in what officials said was a warehouse for Bengal Paper and Converting on Main Street in Linfield.
Fireworks return Monday to the Waltz Golf Farm, 303 W. Ridge Pike, with food trucks that opens at 6 p.m., entertainment from a live band starting at 7 p.m., and its sky display estimated at 9:45 p.m.
Occupants of a Tyler Court, Lower Pottsgrove home were safely evacuated Monday before firefighters from Sanatoga, Ringing Hill, Pottstown, Limerick, and New Hanover companies arrived to put out visible flames and abundant smoke.
Ringing Hill and Limerick fire departments were called Friday at 5:43 a.m. to the 1600 block of Briarwood Lane in Lower Pottsgrove, to deal with sparks from a power line that were igniting nearby brush.
A driver was trapped in the water of a Limerick Township pond, inside his partially submerged Jeep, for several early morning hours Sunday until he was discovered by a neighborhood resident. He survived due to rescuers' efforts.