Crews battle truck fire during snow storm in Washington Township

During a winter storm on Feb. 7, Eastern Berks Fire was dispatched at 11:06 a.m. to a vehicle fire on Woods Lane in rural Washington Township.
During a winter storm on Feb. 7, Eastern Berks Fire was dispatched at 11:06 a.m. to a vehicle fire on Woods Lane in rural Washington Township. Submitted photo - Eastern Berks Fire
During a winter storm on Feb. 7, Eastern Berks Fire was dispatched at 11:06 a.m. to a vehicle fire on Woods Lane in rural Washington Township.
During a winter storm on Feb. 7, Eastern Berks Fire was dispatched at 11:06 a.m. to a vehicle fire on Woods Lane in rural Washington Township. Submitted photo - Eastern Berks Fire

On Feb. 7, during a winter storm, Eastern Berks Fire was dispatched at 11:06 a.m. to a vehicle fire on Woods Lane in rural Washington Township, Berks County.

Reports indicated that the vehicle was a pickup truck. Fire Chief Mike Mutter arrived over snowy, icy roads and reported a working fire.

Apparatus made the approach down a long, winding driveway and stretched an 1 3/4” line and knocked the fire down quickly. The cab and engine compartments were destroyed.

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