After an overnight ice storm on Tuesday December 17th coated trees and wires, Eastern Berks was busy with ice related calls. Luckily the roads stayed just above freezing, or the situation would have been much worse.
EBFD was sent at 0956 hours to the 300 block of Huffs Church Rd in District for pole and wires down, local power outage.
Next call was at 1029 hours at Church and Sycamore in Bally for tree on wires with flames.
At 1350 hours, Fire Police from 97, 19 and 5 were sent for traffic control around tree on road on Franklin Rd in Pike
At 1358 hours, 97 sent for tree and wires in 100 block of Kulps Rd in Washington
At 1824 hours, 97 was sent for a tree down blocking both lanes of Delong Rd near Huffs Church Rd in District
At 1916 – 97 sent for large pine tree blocking both lanes of Merkle Rd near Deer Run in District