Electrical Fire Causing Power Outage in Collegeville Borough
By Trappe Fire Company No. 1
July 19, 2020

Station 77 and Engine 34 were dispatched to an electrical fire at 21 West Main Street in Trappe Borough.

Lieutenant 77 went responding an received multiple reports of loud explosions with wires down. Chief 34 and Lieutenant 77 arrived to find two primary wires down on West Main Street and 1st Ave.

Engine 77 and Engine 34 responded and secured the scene while fire police from 77 and 34 assisted with closing West Main Street between 1st Ave and 9th Ave.

PECO responded and secured the power and are currently working on restoring power in Collegeville Borough.

West Main Street is now open.

Units: E77, 77 Fire Police, Tac 77
Mutual Aid: E34