Montgomery County's team of 9-1-1 emergency telephone operators handle an average of more than 2,300 calls daily. More people are needed to do the work. The county is looking for qualified applicants.
What was said to be a fire involving machinery Friday afternoon at Dana Corp. on Center Avenue in Pottstown brought several companies and departments to the scene. Most efforts regarding the incident appeared to occur indoors. Firefighters began leaving about 30 minutes later.
It's been more than two weeks since Tropical Storm Isaias hit western Montgomery County, but a few property owners still need help. Volunteer assistance might be available, but it ends Aug. 28.
Powerful storms bore down Wednesday with torrential rain and persistent winds, which at one point gusted up to 76 mph in Pottstown. They created heavy property damage locally and across Montgomery County.
An electrical wire burned and fell to the ground Tuesday from atop utility poles lining Hilltop Road in Lower Pottsgrove. Utility contractors were working in the area at the time. Firefighters responded.
What appeared to be a severe crash involving at least two passenger vehicles Monday at about 5:45 p.m. caused traffic delays and an outpouring of emergency responders at westbound U.S. 422 in Oaks.
Montgomery County has released a phone app to help its residents report a crime on the spot. Its introduction corresponds with tonight's National Night Out events.
Montgomery County has released a phone app to help its residents report a crime on the spot. Its introduction corresponds with tonight's National Night Out events in Pottstown and Royersford.