Perkins fire in Whitehall Township grows to second alarm

Perkins fire in Whitehall Township grows to second alarm at Routes 145 and 22 | lehighvalleylive.com

Firefighters are responding to a two-alarm fire this evening at Perkins Restaurant and Bakery on MacArthur Road (Route 145) in Whitehall Township, according to emergency radio broadcasts.

The fire was reported shortly after 5:20 p.m. at the eatery near Route 22.

Flames were seen on the roof, according to first responders’ broadcasts, who relayed that the restaurant’s fire-protection system is limited to sprinklers in the ceiling.

A ladder truck was being brought in to assist.

The incident had grown to a second alarm, meaning more crews are needed, by 5:34 p.m., broadcasts indicate.

PPL Electric Utilities and UGI Utilities Inc. were also responding.

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