A Schwenksville resident, whom state police visited Monday for a well-being check, partially fell from a balcony at his home and needed to be rescued by troopers and Lower Frederick Fire Company volunteers.
What began as a yard fire Sunday on Cepp Road in Lower Frederick Township turned into a garage fire that also threatened a nearby home. Fourteen different fire companies, many with tankers, responded.
Several fire companies were called early Saturday afternoon to extinguish a spreading field-and-woods fire in the 100 block of Steinmetz Road in Limerick. A resident of the property was reported injured.
Firefighters from Lower Frederick, Perkiomen and Upper Salford were called Tuesday for an abandoned structure fire on Walnut Lane in Lower Frederick. The tropical storm arrived at about the same time.
Four local fire companies responded Monday morning to the Schwenksville Laundromat on Main Street, where they found a dryer fire reported to emergency dispatchers by a 9-1-1 caller.
The Lower Frederick Fire Company on Monday (April 13, 2020) first sounded its siren to say thanks for medical workers' help in fighting COVID-19. Then, in a second special tribute, it sounded again to say thanks for the work and effort of the late Jim Keyser.
Schwenksville Borough Council opened its first virtual meeting Thursday on a somber note, with a moment of silence to honor former Fire Chief Jim Keyser. He died earlier Thursday due to complications caused by coronavirus.
A single-vehicle crash occurred Saturday night on Route 73 in Zieglerville, north of the borough of Schwenksville. The driver was reported as injured, and transported by Plymouth Ambulance.