Police & Fire

Residents in Three Municipalities Report Loud Boom


A loud booming noise of unknown origin was heard and felt by residents in three municipalities Sunday evening.

Shortly before 4:30 p.m., residents in the area of Valley Forge Road and West Fifth Street in Lansdale reported hearing and feeling the boom. 

Residents in Hatfield Township and residents in Towamencin Township near Sumneytown Pike and Green Lane Road also reported feeling and hearing an explosion.

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Montgomery Conty Department of Public Safety Active Incidents reports a two-vehicle accident with entrapment at East Seventh and North Line streets in Lansdale, but that incident was reported at 5:25 p.m. to police. One vehicle hit a utility pole and another vehicle on its side.

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