Firefighting platoons from several companies in Montgomery and Chester counties arrived Sunday shortly before 1 p.m. at Limerick's Heritage Field Airport, where a plane crashed and then burst into flames. The pilot escaped.
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.
Outdoor sign scripters at the Perkiomen Township Fire Company attracted more public attention this week, as the national and statewide counting of election ballots dragged on.
Perkiomen Township firefighters publicly delivered a message this week that emphasized national and community unity, as well as the importance of exercising your most valuable privilege as a citizen.
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.
It takes volunteers to make a fire company operate efficiently, and the more the better. The Perkiomen Fire Company has produced a recruitment video that seeks more volunteers to join as members.
An apparent leak of hydraulic fluids Monday afternoon from a rental truck being used to move appliances from a Salem Road household brought out first responders from the Perkiomen Fire Company.