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Friday, September 20, 2019
press photos by julia fritzVolunteer firefighters and South Whitehall police responded Aug. 8 to a report of a house fire along Glacier Court. press photos by julia fritzVolunteer firefighters and South Whitehall police responded Aug. 8 to a report of a house fire along Glacier Court.
Woodlawn volunteer firefighters were among the first to respond to the call at 1724 Glacier Court, South Whitehall Township. Woodlawn volunteer firefighters were among the first to respond to the call at 1724 Glacier Court, South Whitehall Township.

Firefighters respond to house fire call

Thursday, August 17, 2017 by Susan Bryant sbryant@tnonline.com in Police Log

Volunteer firefighters from Woodlawn, Greenawalds, Cetronia, Fogelsville, Whitehall and Catasauqua fire department along with South Whitehall Police responded 10:12 a.m. for a house fire at 1724 Glacier Court, South Whitehall Township.

Woodlawn Fire Chief Rusty Held spoke with The Press at the scene about the fire.

“PPL Electric Utilities had been here doing some work and after they left, a breaker tripped and the homeowner smelled something burning,” Held said, adding the homeowner called 911.

There were no injuries, he noted.

Held said the fire was called under control at 10:46 a.m.

Cetronia Ambulance Corps and PPL Electric Utilities assisted at the scene.

According to Lehigh County assessment records, the home is owned by Arthur R. and Jane O. Kaplan.