Helicopter introduced in to battle blaze in higher Bucks County

WEST ROCKHILL TWP. Pa. – A helicopter, two excavators and quite a few hearth engines have been used to battle a raging hearth on a enterprise property Saturday afternoon. 

The second-alarm hearth on Wealthy Hill Street by Route 309 in Higher Bucks County concerned two buildings and a pile of picket pallets, mentioned officers.

Volunteer hearth crews from Bucks, Northampton, Lehigh and Montgomery counties labored collectively to battle the blaze, bringing in a complete of 17 water tankers all through the day. 

In keeping with Chief John Cressman of the Trumbauersville Fireplace Firm, this was the primary time a helicopter has been used to struggle a hearth within the area since 1990. He mentioned that the helicopter was wanted moist circumstances made the again of the property inaccessible to ground-based hearth gear. 

No accidents have been reported, although one Fireplace Police member was taken to St. Luke’s Higher Bucks for analysis. 

The fireplace marshal was on the scene Sunday morning however the reason for the hearth has not but been launched. This was one in all a number of fires to happen within the space Saturday. 

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