Vehicles Burn in Reading
By JASON BATZ, Correspondent | May 24, 2020 | PENNSYLVANIA
Story No. 060420117
Photo by Readingpafire.comReading Firefighters arrived with this pickup truck burning at South 9th and Laurel Streets. Crews were on scene for 20 minutes when they were told a van was on fire a block away.
Photo by Readingpafire.comAs firefighters were finishing up a vehicle fire on 9th street a passing motorist stopped and told crews there was a van burning a block away.
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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