Monday, February 4, 2013
Fire damaged a home in Penndel Borough on Monday afternoon. No injuries were reported.
A fire that started on the back porch of a home in the 100 block Dehaven Avenue in Penndel late Monday afternoon left a family temporarily homeless. Firefighters were dispatched to the home at 4:45 p.m. and arrived to find heavy smoke and fire running up the back exterior of the two-story home, Penndel Fire Marshal James Bampfield and Penndel Fire Company Battalion Chief Gabe Fox said. Bampfield said fire crews made an "aggressive attack" and were able to put the fire under control in about 25 minutes. Flames spread into a portion of the rear kitchen on the first floor of the home, while the bulk of the flames remained on the outside of the house, Bampfield said. The fire was reported by a neighbor and no one was injured, officials said. …
Monday, December 24, 2012
A car hit two fire vehicles on Sunday evening. No firefighters were seriously hurt.
A man driving a black Pontiac struck two fire trucks in Bensalem Sunday evening. According to internet posts, the black car struck utility and engine trucks belonging to William Penn and Penndel fire companies. PhillyBurbs.com reports the Penndel fire engine was attempting to block the car from fleeing at the intersection of Bensalem Boulevard and Hulmeville Road. Just prior, the car struck the William Penn Fire Co.'s utility truck. Police told PhillyBurbs the driver of the car revved his engine before intentionally slamming into the truck. A firefighter was getting out of the passenger side of the vehicle as the Pontiac revved its engine. The lucky first responder quickly got back in the truck and avoided being hit, the Trentonian …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Bucks County is helping Middletown and Penndel obtain a portion of land for open space.
The Bucks County Commissioners recently gave unanimous approval to providing funding to the governments of Middletown and Penndel for the purchase of open space. The county contributed $545,810 for the Middletown portion of the property and $224,497 for the Penndel Borough section. A majority of the land lies in Middletown. The mostly wooded 10.3 acres is lcoated at the end of PFC John Delola Avenue. Bucks County Open Space Coordinator Kris Kernhe said the property is expected to be used for passive recreation and possibly trails. The commissioners praised the two towns for working together to get funding through a Municipal Open Space grant, the county said in a release. The above map shows the approximate area of land that was approved …
Friday, October 26, 2012
State police charged two brothers from Penndel with harassment after fight.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Joe Hart
Friday, October 26, 2012
On Tuesday at noon, state police responded to a reported disturbance in the 400 block of Bellevue Avenue in Penndel. According to police, two brothers got into an argument at their residence. The argument got physical, police said. They pushed and shoved each other and police were called. Charges of harassment will be filed against both parties in Penndel district court. The following information was provided by the Pennsylvania State Police Trevose station. Where an arrest is listed, it does not indicate a conviction. For full details from the police reports including names, please click on the attached PDF file.