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.