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Fire crews respond to Penn Avenue in West Reading

Fire crews were called to the 500 block of Penn Avenue on Saturday morning for the report of smoke coming from vents in a second floor flat in the block.

Crews soon determined there was a malfunction in the heating system, according to emergency reports.

Numerous crews were called shortly after 9:30 a.m. and traffic was blocked on the busy street.

Crews left the scene after about an hour, providing a report that stated that the fire was accidental, the heating system was taken out of service and that the borough codes office would be following up.


Source: Berkshire mont

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