Gusting winds Tuesday night caused a tree to collapse onto a utility pole and power line at the south side of Schaffer Road, between Pruss Hill and North Schaffer roads. It cut electricity to a few homes, and sparked a small fire.
Multiple Limerick Fire Department units, and an engine from the Sanatoga Fire Company, responded Sunday shortly after 11 a.m. to a multi-vehicle crash on eastbound U.S. Route 422 at Linfield. Injuries were reported.
Several fire trucks and volunteers from the Sanatoga, Ringing Hill, and NorCo fire companies responded Sunday morning to a Montgomery County emergency dispatchers’ call on smoke in a Walnut Ridge home.
The smoking power line fell Saturday at about 4 a.m. to the east shoulder of North Charlotte Street, near its bridge crossing Sprogel’s Run. The street was temporarily closed between Glendale Avenue and School Road.
Downed Tree Limb Causes Buchert Road Collision
With 5 photos. At least one driver was injured in an accident Thursday morning on westbound U.S. Route 422 that occurred between Evergreen and South Park roads. Both cars needed to be towed from the scene. Fire police detoured traffic.
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.
A barn fire reported Wednesday shortly after 2 a.m off the east side of North Sanatoga Road, near Snell Road in Lower Pottsgrove, prompted emergency dispatchers to call for a dozen first-responder units.