Firefighters from Pottstown and a lengthy list of other area companies responded early Tuesday morning to a fully involved house fire in the area of Hale Street and Jefferson Avenue. They remained on the scene as of 7:05 a.m.
With 11 photos. A driver lost control Tuesday morning of a dump truck while headed east on U.S. Route 422 in Lower Pottsgrove. It went flying off the side of a bridge and down a steep ravine. The driver survived. Part of the highway was closed.
The borough is upgrading its emergency notice system for residents, effective Jan. 1. Your landline phone is automatically registered, but you’ll need to sign up to receive cell phone alerts.
The goal of uniting Pottstown’s Goodwill and Empire fire companies at Goodwill during 2023 is a task that could take time, but is likely to save money, increase efficiency, and better use resources, the borough said.
A fire Wednesday night at the CareLink Community Support Services facility on East High Street in Pottstown was contained to portions of its second floor. It occupants were evacuated.
Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission safety engineers have been involved since the start of investigations into the Hale Street explosion. It said Thursday they are, in part, looking for any state or federal pipeline safety violations.
Investigators continue efforts to determine the cause of last week's Hale Street explosion in Pottstown. Community fund-raising to support victims has begun. PECO claims it responded promptly to past calls on suspected gas leaks.
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.