Mike Wilbur

PENNSLYVANIA PUMPER/TANKER CRASH – FIREFIGHTER INJURED – 3 UTILITY POLES DOWN

Hope Township is relying on a backup tanker/pumper firetruck following a crash Saturday that injured a firefighter, authorities said.

The call came in as members of the Hope Volunteer Fire Department were cleaning up from catering the Warren County community’s town picnic at Swayze Mill Park, fire department President Chad Koonz said Thursday.

The fire department posted Saturday evening to Facebook that firefighters were called for a car fire near large propane tanks and other vehicles on County Route 521, which is Hope Blairstown Road.

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