The Pennsylvania State Police Fire Marshall is investigating a deadly fire that took the lives of four people and injured two others in Springboro on Friday, April 1st. Numerous fire departments battled the fire which happened on the 100 block of Union Street and the victims were trapped inside the building by smoke and flames. Two adults who were only identified by authorities as a 45 year old woman and a 65 year old man were hospitalized and four of the victims died. They have been identified as 65 year old Hilda Eberhart, two boys aged 14 and 10, and a six month old girl. An investigation is ongoing.
Authorities released the final tally of a massive multi-vehicle crash that happened in Schuylkill County last week. A total of 80 vehicles were involved in the pileup on Interstate 81; 24 individuals were injured and six killed. The crash was caused by whiteout conditions due to high speed winds and snow squalls.