Friday, October 7, 2011
Norristown Firefighters responded to Dekalb and Summit Streets for an electrical fire outside, and found that a vehicle accident caused power lines to fall on the vehicles, setting them on fire. The fire threatened nearby homes and could not be extinguished until power was shut down. East Norriton Fire Department was called to assist Norristown. The power lines arcing burned a two foot hole into the surface of Dekalb Street.