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Vehicles Burn in Reading

By JASON BATZ, Correspondent | May 24, 2020 | PENNSYLVANIA

Story No. 060420117

Reading, PA - Early in the morning of Sunday, May 24th, firefighters on the C Platoon were woken at 5:00 A.M. for a vehicle burning at 9th and Laurel Streets. Companies arrived to a well-involved pickup truck with debris burning in the bed. After extinguishing the fire, a motorist stopped and advised the crew that there was a van on fire a block away. Chief Glore (Car 9) requested a second engine company and proceeded to the other fire. Companies arrived with a van on fire and quickly began extinguishment. No injuries were reported at either incident. The Fire Marshal's Office is investigating.

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