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Crews battle truck fire during snow storm in Washington Township

Pickup truck cab and engine compartments were destroyed

By Submitted by Eastern Berks Fire

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

On Feb. 7, during a winter storm, Eastern Berks Fire was dispatched at 11:06 a.m. to a vehicle fire on Woods Lane in rural Washington Township, Berks County.

Reports indicated that the vehicle was a pickup truck. Fire Chief Mike Mutter arrived over snowy, icy roads and reported a working fire.

Apparatus made the approach down a long, winding driveway and stretched an 1 3/4” line and knocked the fire down quickly. The cab and engine compartments were destroyed.