Tuesday, August 30, 2022

Schuylkill County Hit with Heavy Rain; Downed Trees and Minor Flooding Reported

Just after 2:30pm, Tuesday, Schuylkill County was hit with some heavy rain causing some minor flooding and downed trees.

The hardest hit areas seemed to be the western and southern areas of the county.

Frailey Township and the Donaldson area reported some downed trees that also knocked out power to about 3 dozen homes.

A water rescue was called to the flooded Mount Carbon Arch after a vehicle got stuck in deep water.

No injuries were reported but firefighters had to rescue the occupants.

Several smaller incidents were also reported around the county.

PHOTO CAPTION:  A vehicle stuck within the Mount Carbon Arch.  All occupants were rescued and no injuries were reported.