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SUV Burns in Reading Following Car Accident

By JASON BATZ, Correspondent | May 02, 2020 | PENNSYLVANIA

Story No. 050820113

Reading, PA - During the evening of Saturday, May 2nd, multiple calls rang into the Berks County DES 911 center reporting a car accident at 12th and Buttonwood Streets. As firefighters were being dispatched additional information was relayed that one of the vehicles was smoking. Medic 2 arrived to a two-vehicle accident with an SUV burning. Firefighters from Engine 9 and Ladder 3 arrived with a vehicle well involved in the intersection. Crews quickly deployed a hose line to extinguish the fire. Reading Police Officers confirmed that all occupants had fled the area. Units cleared the scene in 30 minutes.

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