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Power Lines Set Ablaze During Brief Thunderstorm

Power Lines Set Ablaze During Brief Thunderstorm

Power lines on utility poles near a border of the Village Plaza were set ablaze early in the morning of August 17 during a short thunderstorm. The lines were located at the edge of a grassy field that separates the Village Plaza from the Somerset Diner parking lots. Power to the main Village Plaza retail […]

Home, Yard Fire Displaces Two Families

Home, Yard Fire Displaces Two Families

Careless disposal of a cigarette was the reported cause behind a July 23 fire that left two Victor Street families looking for alternative shelter. The fire, which also burned grass behind the residence, damaged several other homes as well, according to reports from the Franklin Township Police Department and East Franklin Fire Department. Police received […]

No Injuries In Hamilton Street Apartment Fire; Dog Rescued, Revived

No Injuries In Hamilton Street Apartment Fire; Dog Rescued, Revived

A resident was displaced and a dog revived after a June 20 apartment fire on Hamilton Street, officials said. Township police received a 9-1-1 call reporting smoke from the apartment at about 7:05 p.m., according to an FTPD press release. Firefighters were already battling the blaze when police arrived, according to the release. The East […]