Tuesday, January 22, 2013
A home in the Levittown section of Bristol Township was struck by a fire early Monday morning.
No one was injured in a fire that damage the house at 64 Border Rock Road in the Levittown section of Bristol Township early Monday morning. Fire crews responded to the blaze at 2:02 a.m. and arrived to heavy smoke and fire coming from the rear of the dwelling, Fire Marshal Kevin Dippolito said. The cause of the fire remains undermined and the investigation is ongoing. the fire appeared to have emanated from the back of the house, Dippolito said. An adult male was the only occupant home and was alerted to the fire by a smoke detector, the fire marshal said. The smoke detector was key and likely saved the man's life, he added. The Red Cross assisted the man with clothing and food vouchers, Dippolito said.
Thursday, November 1, 2012
Matt Dietrich talked about the incident in where his two teenage sons were injured when a tree fell on them during Hurricane Sandy.
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Thursday, November 1, 2012
Matt Dietrich talked about the frightening incident that left both his sons hurt after a tree fell on them during Hurricane Sandy. The two teens - 15 and 19 - were outside the family's Blue Ridge Drive in Bristol Township when the tree hit them on Monday. Fire crews and EMS arrived at around 7:30 p.m. to find the 15-year-old walking with injuries. His 19-year-old brother was trapped under the tree, Levittown-Fairless Hills Rescue Squad Chief Christopher Reif said on Tuesday. Dietrich told NBC 10 his sons where saved when the large tree crushed his Jeep SUV and not the boys. “Half the weight went on the jeep before it hit the kids… I'm happy to lose my jeep over that,” he told the TV station. As first responders worked to free the 19-year-…
Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Two brothers were seriously hurt when a tree hit them during Hurricane Sandy.
Two teenage boys were critically hurt when strong winds knocked a tree onto them outside a house on Blue Ridge Drive in Bristol Township Monday evening, Levittown-Fairless Hills Rescue Squad Chief Christopher Reif said. Fire crews and EMS units arrived at around 7:30 p.m. to find a 15-year-old boy walking with injuries at the scene. His 19-year-old brother was trapped under the tree, Reif said. As first responders worked to free the 19-year-old, a nearby tree fell and almost crushed them, the chief told Patch. Reif said the squad transported the duo to nearby Aria Health's Bucks County Campus in Falls Township due to the treacherous road conditions. The boys’ latest condition was not available as of press time. Related: Closings, Delays in…