ANDREW LEIBENGUTH/TIMES NEWS Firefighter Austin Bennage uses a chainsaw to free a large section of a fallen tree from hanging wires. Firefighters were called to Hegarty Avenue in Tamaqua around 2 a.m. this morning for a report of a tree blocking the road. When Tamaqua police and firefighters arrived they noticed a large portion of a tree lying on top of wires and a grey Dodge Neon. Members of the Citizen's Fire Company used a chainsaw to remove the tree. Fire police detoured traffic around the area during the cleanup. No injuries were reported.
Tamaqua Fire Chief Tom Hartz helps firefighter Austin Bennage move the fallen tree off of the car and hanging wires.