An accident involving a tractor trailer sent emergency crews to Butler County this afternoon.
A local street is being used as a short cut and people who live there say drivers are speeding and in some cases nearly hitting their kids. People who live on Old Route 8 took their concerns to the Middlesex supervisors Wednesday night.
The sign outside the Middlesex Township Fire Hall summed it up. “We blew the roof off but we’re still fighting.”
There’s a big mess to clean up for lots of people today after Thursday’s powerful storms left their mark across the area. The storms left a messy trail marking their presence, from downed trees to landslides to tens of thousands of people without power.
Communities are beginning the cleanup process after two waves of storms caused damage across the area on Thursday, but there is a chance for another round of wet weather today.
In southern Butler County, the Middlesex Township Volunteer Fire Company building was damaged when high winds pounded the area Thursday afternoon.
Two structure fires in Butler County Monday night were caused by lightning, according to investigators.
Middlesex Township Police tell KDKA-TV that a driver will be cited after a trailer carrying heavy equipment broke loose from a dump truck and smashed into the front of a restaurant.
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