Friday, March 22, 2013
Peter J. Kerner III died during a fire Sunday night at a mobile home in Falls Township.
The family of the 65-year-old man killed in Sunday night's fire at a mobile home on Foster Road has invited friends and relatives to his memorial service at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the J. Allen Hooper Funeral Chapel, 41 W. Trenton Road in Morrisville, according to the obituary posted on the funeral home's website. The interment of Peter J. Kerner will be held privately. A biography posted about Kerner describes him as somebody blessed with natural leadership qualities that helped him motivate others to succeed: "Peter J. Kerner III knew what he wanted from life and never hesitated in going after it. He could be characterized as a driven individual, someone who understood the importance of achievement. Peter was decisive and outspoken at …
Sunday, March 17, 2013
Ten people living in a mobile home escaped a fire that destroyed the place, but one man was trapped inside and could not be saved, according to reports.
- POLICE & FIRE
Sunday, March 17
Fire crews tore open the walls of a mobile home at 6205 Foster Drive in Falls Township to help the residents inside, but one 65-year-old man did not make it out, according to reports. The call went out at about 8 p.m. Sunday, according to emergency communication, and firefighters were faced heavy fire with a man trapped inside one of the bedrooms. Eleven people lived in the home, according to 6ABC.com, and 10 managed to get out. Rescue workers could not reach the remaining man until the fire was under control. The victim was confirmed dead at about 8:30 p.m. No cause has been confirmed by officials, but radio communications mentioned a gas line in the unit as a possibility.
Saturday, January 26, 2013
A early morning fire destroyed a mobile home in Fairless Hills on Friday.
A raging fire destroyed a mobile home in the 100 block of Hover Road in the Fairless Hills section of Falls Township early Friday morning. Fire crews from around Levittown were dispatched to the mobile home park just before 2 a.m. and arrived to find fire coming from the scene, emergency reports stated. Crews immediately went into service and were able to stop the flames, reports indicated. The fire claimed one mobile home and a neighboring unit suffered heat damage. According to a report on PhillyFireNews.com, one person was treated by the Levittown-Fairless Hills Rescue Squad for a laceration wound. Restoration crews spend much of Friday working to make the scene safe. Rock salt was need to melt the ice that accumulated on the nearby …