Monday August 20, 2018 at 1720 hours, the structure fire dispatch was sent alerting Eastern Berks Fire, Boyertown Area Fire & Rescue, Hereford Fire, Pennsburg Fire, and Bally Ambulance to a fire on Sycamore Road just outside Bally Borough.
Called in by neighbor who saw flames from a second floor window, crews from the nearby Bally Station of Eastern Berks Fire were quickly on scene.
Firefighters brought out two dogs, and quickly stretched a hose line into the fire room. The initial fire was knocked down with overhaul to make sure the fire had not extended.
Crews were on scene for two hours.
Washington Township Fire Marshall Ricky Smith ruled the fire accidental.