Freeze Warning Allentown, PA Local Weather Alerts

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...freeze Warning Remains In Effect Until 9 Am Edt This Morning... * What...sub-freezing Temperatures Of 29 To 32 Expected. * Where...portions Of Northern To Southern New Jersey And Eastern Pennsylvania. * When...from 1 Am To 9 Am Edt Friday. * Impacts...freeze Conditions Will Kill Crops And Other ...Read More.
Effective: April 23, 2021 at 4:02amExpires: April 23, 2021 at 9:00amTarget Area: Berks; Eastern Chester; Eastern Montgomery; Lehigh; Lower Bucks; Northampton; Upper Bucks; Western Chester; Western Montgomery

Firefighters battle a 2-alarm fire in apartment building

City of Allentown

At approximately 4:40PM Sunday, Allentown transmitted box 4553 for 2041 Vine Street on an apartment fire sending Engines 11, 14, 9, 4, Truck 2 and Battalion 43 (Held).

Battalion 43 reported seeing smoke from the 8th Street Bridge.  Engine 11 arrived and reported a working fire.  Chief Held arrived and reported a good smoke condition pushing from the roof and had the 2nd alarm struck, sending in Engines 6, 10 and Air 1.

Firefighters stretched 2 hand lines to the third floor for a fire in the bathroom ceiling.  Truck 2 members went to the roof to open up a vent hole.  As they finished the cut, fire vented out of the hole.

Searches were completed and came up negative.