Fire damages home, 2 dogs rescued
WASHINGTON TWP. » A house fire Monday evening left some damage behind after firefighters worked at the scene for nearly two hours.
According to officials, fire crews were dispatched to a home on the first block of Sycamore Road, just off Church Street, at 5:20 p.m. The fire was reported by a neighbor who saw flames coming from a second-floor window.
Crews from the nearby Bally Station of Eastern Berks Fire were quickly on scene. Upon arrival, firefighters brought out two dogs from the home, and quickly stretched a hose line into the fire room. Fire officials said the initial fire was knocked down with overhaul to make sure the fire had not extended.
Crews were on scene for two
hours. No injuries were reported. Although a damage estimate was not immediately available, Washington Township Fire Marshall Ricky Smith ruled the fire accidental.
Responding to the scene were Eastern Berks Fire, Boyertown Area Fire & Rescue, Hereford Fire, Pennsburg Fire and Bally Ambulance.
Crews arrived to the scene of a house fire Monday evening to fire smoke and flames on the second floor. Firefighters safely removed two dogs from the residence and were on the scene for about two hours.
Firefighters were called to the first block of Sycamore Road Monday evening in response to a reported house fire. The fire was ruled accidental in nature and no injuries were reported.