Multiple Fire Crews Battled Flames in Northumberland County

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

MILTON -- Fire crews battled flames at a sewer plant in Milton Friday night.

The fire chief tells Newswatch 16 lightning hit a methane vent stack at the Milton Regional Sewer Authority on Route 405. The methane burned, but it didn't explode. The incident ended when the flow of methane to the vent stack was shut off.

No one was hurt.

Several blocks of Route 405 were shut down until the flames were out.