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.
With video and four photos. New Hanover firefighters, accompanied by assisting departments, police, and an ambulance, extinguished a Sunday afternoon fire on Orchard Lane in the township.
Lower Pottsgrove commissioners are continuing a long-standing relationship with certified public accountant Barbara A. Akins of Bechtelsville. She was retained to audit township finances for another three years.
Firefighters and other volunteer first responders of the Sanatoga Fire Company are continuing to provide and install free smoke detectors for anyone in Lower Pottsgrove who needs them.
Pennsylvania American Water is spending $71,000 state-wide on grants for fire departments and companies. Nineteen that cover Montgomery, Berks, and Chester counties, seven of them local, are among the winners.
What started as a grill fire on the front porch of a residential unit at Walnut Ridge Estates on Buchert Road in Lower Pottsgrove later involved the porch itself, according to emergency dispatchers.
A cook in a Rolling Hills apartment dealt with a Thursday dinner fire in two ways. She called 9-1-1, just in case firefighters were needed. Then she put out the fire herself, with a home extinguisher.
Sanatoga Grange #25 presented the Sanatoga Fire Company on Wednesday with a $1,000 donation. It becomes part of $1.2 million the company hopes to raise to replace an aging piece of apparatus.