Independence Township

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1 Home Destroyed, 2 Others Damaged In Beaver Co. Fire

One home was destroyed and three others were damaged by fire Monday night in Beaver County.

08/18/2014

Brush Creek Road (Photo Credit: KDKA)

Emergency Management Officials Watching Rivers, Streams, Creeks

The Beaver County Emergency Management Center in Ambridge monitored the river and stream predictions and reports from the field.

02/21/2014

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Washington Co. Family’s Home Burns Again After Fire Consumed Structure A Year Ago

Last August, Carmena Brooks could barely look at the charred ruin of her Washington County home without breaking down. A candle may have started that fire.

08/27/2013

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1 Killed, 4 Injured In Washington County Crash

A teenager was killed and four other people were injured in a Tuesday night crash in Washington County.

07/31/2013

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Missing Beaver Co. Man Found Yards From His Home

A Beaver County man was found after an hours-long search, about 400 yards from his home.

05/21/2013

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Local Volunteer Firefighters React To Texas Plant Explosion

On a February night in 2011, a patch of Independence Township exploded into a fireball.

04/18/2013

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Man Hit And Killed By Falling Tree

A man was killed Friday while clearing trees for a drill site.

01/25/2013

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1 Killed In Washington Co. Crash

Police are investigating a fatal crash that took place in Washington County Wednesday morning.

12/05/2012

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Washington Co. Teen Remembered At Vigil

Tyler Roy, 19, was a 2011 graduate of Washington High School. He was killed early Wednesday morning when his pickup truck went off a road in Independence Township, hit a guardrail and went into an embankment.

08/11/2012

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Dry Conditions Prompt Burning Bans In Beaver Co.

We’re not under a drought warning or watch, but all you have to do is look at people’s yards to know it’s dry. Green grass is hard to find these days unless you’ve been watering your lawn.

07/16/2012

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Dept. Of Agriculture Testing Local Dairy For Source Of Bacterial Outbreak

It is still a mystery as to what is causing a bacterial outbreak at a dairy in Beaver County. The Brunton Dairy in Independence Township had previously stopped production after several people got sick. Now, some federal officials have joined the investigation.

12/08/2011

Fatal Accident, crash

1 Killed In Washington Co. Crash

One person was killed in a Saturday night accident in Washington County.

05/08/2011

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Man Knocked Unconscious By Falling Tree In Beaver Co.

A man was knocked unconscious when he was hit by a falling tree Tuesday morning. According to officials, the incident happened at the Coraopolis Beagle Club on Bocktown Cork Road in Independence Township around 11 a.m.

03/08/2011

NewsChopper 2 flew over the scene of the large fire in Washington County. (Photo Credit: KDKA)

DEP Set To Investigate After Gas Well Fire In Avella

AVELLA (KDKA) — Smoke billowed and flames burned for about three hours Wednesday night following the sounds of a large explosion at the site of a natural gas well in Washington County. It was around […]

02/23/2011

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Beaver Co. Hit Hard By Flooding

INDEPENDENCE TOWNSHIP (KDKA) – Steady rains over the last two days have led to some flash flooding problems across the area. However, in Beaver County there were so many roads closed that school buses could […]

12/01/2010

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