County assessing damage, clearing trees

Bucks County is sending teams of Emergency Services workers around the county to assess damages.
 
The state Department of Conservation and National Resources sent a crew of 20-30 to Bucks to help clear downed trees, and two teams have been sent to each of the hardest-hit spots -- Bristol and Nockamixon townships.
 
Officials are waiting for PECO's update on the number of customers without electricity. As of last night, there were about 170,000 without power, plus more than 20,000 PPL customers in Upper Bucks.
 
PECO reported Wednesday that 302,000 customers were without power in Bucks and Montgomery counties.
 
Early Wednesday, there was a report of a New Hope family overcome by carbon monoxide gas from a generator running n their garage. Two adults and two children on Hillcrest Lane were reported conscious but semi-responsive.

Continue Reading