Thursday, June 10, 2021

Van Burns in Mahanoy Plane; Threatens Nearby Homes

A vehicle fire in Mahanoy Plane threatened nearby homes late Wednesday.

Just after 7:30pm, Wednesday evening, emergency personnel were dispatched to Water Street in Mahanoy Plane for a vehicle fire.

As units were responding, it was dispatched that the fire was endangering a structure.

The first units on-scene found the fully involved fire engulfing a van, but thanks to the quick work by firefighters they brought the fire under control quickly.

The fire caused minor damage to the siding of the homes nearby.

Reports from eyewitnesses stated the van was delivering meals to residents nearby when the fire started.

No injuries were reported.

Units from Gilberton, Frackville, and Englewood were called to the scene.