Quakertown, PA Accidents

Montgomery County Air Force Pilot Fighting For Life, Daughter Killed In Plane Crash

HORSHAM, Pa. (CBS) — An Air Force pilot from Montgomery County is fighting for his life after a plane crash that killed his daughter. Colonel Deane Thomey is in intensive care after his private plane crashed in the woods in South Carolina last Friday. Thomey’s 24-year-old daughter was killed in the crash. Officials say Thomey was flying from Virginia to Florida when he reported a problem with the engine. Thomey is the commander of the 111th Attack Wing and Biddle Air National Guard Base in Horsham.
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Bethlehem house fire displaces several people

BETHLEHEM, Pa. - A house fire in Bethlehem displaced several people Saturday night, according to fire crews. The fire caused heavy damage to part of a home, but quick work by crews prevented it from being much worse. "We were called out around quarter after 7:00 for a report of...
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Fire badly damages family's restaurant in Bedminster

BEDMINSTER TWP., Pa. — A fire badly damaged a restaurant in upper Bucks County late Wednesday night. Firefighters were dispatched shortly before 11 p.m. to Casale DiMaggio Sicilian Restaurant in the 1100 block of West Dublin Pike in Bedminster Township. The first crews arrived on the scene to find flames...
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Pottstown woman killed in crash on Route 663 near Turnpike

MILFORD TWP., Pa. - A Montgomery County woman died in a crash Thursday on Route 663 in Bucks County. Steffani Greco, 28, of Pottstown, was driving a truck on 663 when another vehicle tried to turn onto the road, state police said. They say Greco swerved to avoid the other...

Woman, 28, Dies in Rt. 663 Wreck, Police Seek Other Driver Involved

A Pottstown woman was killed in a fiery wreck on Rt. 663 in Milford Township, Bucks County, Thursday morning. Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the accident and asking for the public’s help with identifying the other motorist who was involved in it. According to an accident report released by the...

Overnight fire torches Bedminster pizza shop, no injuries reported

BEDMINSTER, Pa. - Officials say no one was hurt in a fire that torched a Bucks County pizza shop late Wednesday night. Emergency Medical Services of Southeastern Pennsylvania said the fire broke out at DiMaggio's Pizzeria on Dublin Pike in Bedminster around 11 p.m. MORE LOCAL HEADLINES. The shop was...
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East Penn fire consumed several hundred battery cases

MAXATAWNY TWP., Pa. — A fire that sent a thick plume of black smoke high into the air over Berks County on Tuesday consumed several hundred empty battery cases outside the East Penn Manufacturing plant near Lyons, according to a Pennsylvania State Police fire marshal. The plastic cases went up...

Upper Nazareth blaze damages rear of home

The rear of a home in Upper Nazareth Township was engulfed in flames when fire Chief Jeff Fassl Sr. arrived Tuesday afternoon. But quick work by township firefighters kept the two-alarm fire from spreading much further and they got it under control within 35 minutes and out about 10 minutes after that, Fassl told on Wednesday morning.

Flames Rip Through Casale Di Maggio Restaurant In Perkasie

BUCKS COUNTY, Pa. (CBS) — A Perkasie restaurant is heavily damaged after a fire Wednesday night, according to officials. The fire happened at Casale Di Maggio on Dublin Pike. Fire crews responded to the restaurant just after 10:30 p.m., finding heavy flames and smoke on the roof. The fire was...
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6 injured in Lehigh crash

Six people were injured in a two-vehicle crash at 5:51 p.m. Oct. 15 along Route 873 in North Whitehall Township, Lehigh County. State police at Bethlehem said identified the drivers involved as Emmanuel Carlo Padilla, 26, of Slatington, driving a 2013 Dodge Caravan, with passenger Brandi L. Dannecker, 30, of Slatington.
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Crews fight house fire in Upper Nazareth Twp.

UPPER NAZARETH TWP., Pa. - Crews were called to a house fire Tuesday afternoon in Northampton County. Flames broke out around 3:30 p.m. in the 600 block of Hill Avenue in Upper Nazareth Township. It's unclear if anyone was hurt, or home at the time. Authorities haven't released any other...
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Trucker charged in Upper Saucon crash that seriously hurt teen

U. SAUCON TWP., Pa. - Authorities say a trucker was on his cell phone when he ran a red light on Route 309 and crashed into a car, seriously injuring the teenage driver. Larry Salmeron Acosta, 35, was charged with aggravated assault by vehicle, reckless endangerment, and several traffic offenses in the May 13 crash in Upper Saucon Township, said the Lehigh County district attorney's office.