A limited number of employees and others evacuated Lower Pottsgrove Elementary School on Wednesday after fire detectors that sensed heat from roofing repairs sounded alarms. No fire danger was found.
A dump truck and passenger car collided Wednesday at 5:32 a.m. on eastbound U.S. Route 422 near the Sanatoga interchange off-ramp to Evergreen Road. Sanatoga Fire, Lower Pottsgrove police, and Goodwill Ambulance responded.
Worries that a downed wire could spark an electrical fire outside offices on East High Street in Sanatoga prompted a Monday morning response by Sanatoga and Ringing Hill firefighters
Lower Pottsgrove police said a so-far-unidentified driver and sole occupant of a vehicle traveling Friday night on eastbound U.S. Route 422 was killed after it overturned. The highway was closed for about 2-1/2 hours.
One of the vehicles involved Wednesday in a two-vehicle accident on eastbound U.S. Route 422, east of Armand Hammer Boulevard, rolled over five times before coming to a stop, emergency dispatchers said.
Emergency dispatchers sent local firefighters and other responders Wednesday at about 8 p.m. to the scene of a fiery tractor-trailer accident on U.S. Route 422 West near South Sanatoga Road.
The car's owner, who discovered the problem in the 1900 block of East High Street, extinguished the fire and removed smoking fiber material from the engine compartment before firefighters arrived.
Eight separate pieces of apparatus from the Sanatoga and Ringing Hill fire companies were called Saturday at mid-morning to the scene of a motor vehicle accident on Kepler Road in Lower Pottsgrove.