Pennsylvania apartment complex explosions lead to massive fire, possible suspect in custody

Ad Blocker Detected

Our website is made possible by displaying online advertisements to our visitors. Please consider supporting us by disabling your ad blocker.

A standoff between police and a suspect resulted in multiple explosions and a massive fire at an apartment complex in Pennsylvania on Thursday. 

A code enforcement officer with the Lower Providence Police was conducting a “follow-up inspection” at the Eaglestream Apartments in Eagleville around 1 p.m. When the suspect brandished a weapon, the officer retreated and immediately requested backup. 

Additional officers arrived at the scene and engaged him before he retreated into his home. 

Firefighters fight a three-alarm fire that broke out after a number of explosions at a Pennsylvania apartment complex. 

Firefighters fight a three-alarm fire that broke out after a number of explosions at a Pennsylvania apartment complex. 

Police heard a number of explosions, which led to three homes burning and an active firefight that lasted hours and reached the level of a three-alarm fire, according to reports.

AMAZON WAREHOUSE FIRE IN MARYLAND IGNITED BY SOLAR PANELS: INVESTIGATORS

Montgomery County officials issued a shelter in place advisement, which lasted for about 2 hours. Students at local school facilities were placed under a lockout, Patch reported

Loading...

Police were able to evacuate residents in the surrounding homes and establish a perimeter. One person sustained minor injuries, FOX 29 reported

Video showed SWAT officers apprehending a suspect, but police said during press conference that a suspect had not yet been taken into custody. 

CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP

Lower Providence Township Police did not return Fox News’ request for comment. 

Source link
#Pennsylvania #apartment #complex #explosions #lead #massive #fire #suspect #custody

Leave a Reply