Construction Site Fire in Skippack
Fire struck a residential construction site in Skippack Township Friday. The blaze started in a contractor van and severely damaged an unfinished house in the Toll Brothers Meadow Glen Development near Cross Road. At least six firefighters showed signs of heat exhaustion while dousing the flames and had to be treated at the scene. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.
Fire in Bucks County
Bucks County firefighters were out Friday afternoon to douse a blaze at a home on Haycock Drive in Nockamixon Township. One of them was shocked by a live electric wire while knocking the flames down. He was taken to Saint Luke's Hospital in Bethlehem for evaluation but was released. Nobody else was hurt. The house suffered extensive damage and is uninhabitable. The Bucks County Fire Marshall is investigating the cause of the blaze.