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Fire in Downingtown STEM Academy’s Chem Lab Late Sunday

According to Downingtown Area School District Superintendent Dr. Emilie Lonardi, there was a small fire in Downingtown STEM Academy Sunday night. The school is located in the 300 block of Manor Ave. in Downingtown. According to the report, fire fighters extinguished a...

Fire Damages Coatesville Homes Monday Morning

A two-alarm fire seriously damaged two twin homes on the 600 block of Coates Street shortly before 10:30 Monday morning. Nobody was injured in the blaze, and officials reported that the homes were unoccupied, with no gas or electric service. A cause of that fire has...

Multiple Alarm Fire in East Fallowfield Twp. Early Saturday

According to officials, Chester County emergency personnel fought a multiple-alarm fire in East Fallowfield Township early Saturday morning. Shortly before 4 a.m. April 21, a barn was on fire  in the 900 block of South Caln Road. Crews had the fire under control...

Weekday Lane Restrictions Scheduled Next Week for Resurfacing

PennDOT announced that weekday lane restrictions are scheduled at a pair of intersections as part of an improvement project to repair and resurface 19 miles of state highway in Chester County. The work schedule is: • Tuesday, April 24, through Friday, April 27, from...

PennDOT Reopens State Road Bridge over Little Elk Creek

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Thursday reopened the bridge carrying State Road over Little Elk Creek in Elk Township. Over the last seven months, PennDOT’s contractor worked to replace the rolled steel I-beam structure with a single span,...