Police briefs

September 26, 2010

Skid loader stolen

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. -- A 2008 Bobcat skid loader belonging to Greene Township was stolen between Sunday and Tuesday, Pennsylvania State Police said.

The Model A300 Bobcat, worth $34,000, is white and orange with an enclosed cab, Greene Township decal and equipment number 37GT, police said. The serial number is 539912549, police said.

The loader was on Brindle Road when it was taken, police said.

Anyone with information about the theft may call police at 717-264-5161.

Mountain fire burns about half an acre

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- Firefighters were on the scene of a mountain fire off Gap Road for more than two hours Saturday night, Waynesboro Fire Department Lt. Dick Blizzard said.

The cause of the fire, which was called in at 5:05 p.m., was undetermined, Blizzard said. Units from the Blue Ridge Summit and Mont Alto fire companies assisted, he said.


The fire was about 200 yards off the road and burned about half an acre, Blizzard said.

Firefighters cleared the scene shortly before 8 p.m., a Franklin County 911 dispatcher said.

Crash reported in Pa.

WAYNESBORO, Pa. -- Pennsylvania State Police were sent to the scene of a report of a vehicle accident Saturday night at the intersection of Wayne Highway and Five Forks Road, a Franklin County 911 dispatcher said.

Ambulances and a medevac helicopter were called to the scene of the 10:19 p.m. crash, the dispatcher said. There were conflicting reports as to whether the crash involved two of three vehicles, he said.

Troopers were on the scene at 11 p.m. and further details were unavailable, state police said.

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