Yesterday evening, Rescue 2255, Engine 2210, Tanker 2233, Engine 2216, and Command 2277 with thirty-one volunteers responded to a motor vehicle accident with entrapment and multiple injuries on Route 903. Rescue 2255, Command 2277, and Fire Police 22 & 12 remained onscene for just under seven hours to assist with the road closure and scene lighting. The PA State Police are investigating the incident. Districts 4, 11, 12, and Lehighton ALS also responded. As units were clearing the accident, Rescue 2255, Command 2277, Engine 2210, District 12, and Lehighton ALS responded to an audible fire alarm on Keats Lane, Towamensing Trails.
INFORMATION ON BURN BANS: Please call the Carbon County Communications Center @ (570) 325-9111 BEFORE burning to verify whether there is an active burn ban. Be sure to monitor the burn site and have a reliable water source nearby.