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LEMON TOWNSHIP — A fire at a natural gas drilling well pad is under investigation in Wyoming County. The fire started at the pad off Saw Mill Road in Lemon Township near Tunkhannock early Saturday morning. A sign near the well site shows the pad is operated by Chief Oil and Gas LLC. Emergency Management in Wyoming County said no one was hurt and the cause of the fire is unknown. The company’s website says it has drilled more than 200 wells […]
PITTSTON TOWNSHIP — The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado hit part of Luzerne and Lackawanna Counties Saturday afternoon. The NWS said the tornado touched down near Bald Mountain Road in Plains Township around 2:30 p.m. Saturday. “The tornado did extensive damage to a metal horse barn, and 2 homes along its path. There was varying amounts of damage to another 28 homes. The tornado also knocked down over a thousand trees along a 12.8 mile long path,” The National […]