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.
A pick-up truck was said to have burst into flames Tuesday afternoon on the westbound off-ramp from U.S. Route 422 at Armand Hammer Boulevard. No one was injured. The truck was towed away.
A crash between a passenger car and a utility truck Friday afternoon in Sanatoga immobilized both vehicles and required a portion of westbound East High Street to be closed at North Pleasant View Road. Both drivers declined medical treatment.
A fire call on the 300 block of Steeplechase Lane at the Spring Valley Farms housing community in Lower Pottsgrove brought Sanatoga and Ringing Hill volunteers to the scene. It was quickly extinguished.
Lower Pottsgrove's two fire companies, Sanatoga and Ringing Hill, pay for liquid absorbent materials and other accident clean-up costs from their budgets. A proposed township law would let them bill insurers for that expense.
The sweet-smelling aroma and natural beauty of Easter flowers are available through Saturday for purchase from the Sanatoga Fire Company, 2222 E. High St., during its annual holiday fund-raiser.
Volunteers from the Sanatoga Fire Company arrived Monday at 5:36 a.m. to put out a small landscape fire at 1800 E. High St. in the village. Timbers outside New Life Staffing were smoldering.
Real estate developers are clearing property on the west side of Evergreen Road. They're allowing Lower Pottsgrove's fire companies to train in vacant buildings there before being demolished.