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SUV Strikes Pole & Catches Fire in City Park

This article is a direct street report from our correspondent and has not been edited by the 1st Responder newsroom.

At 21:46 hours the Rescue Assignment was sent to the intersection of Walnut st & Rose Garden Rd by City Park for a Mva with unknown injuries and fire. Engine 1 arrived to find a single suv into a telephone pole with a working vehicle fire. Crews stretched the front bumper 1 3/4” line and placed it in service to knock down the fire. As the fire was being extinguished Rescue 2 confirmed with the occupants that there was no injuries. The fire was placed under control within 2 minutes of companies arriving on scene. Firefighters operated at the incident for just over 20 minutes where the scene was then turned over to Reading Police and all companies went available.

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