about four years ago by Mark Williams / News Director
Residents of Bloomsburg were roused from their sleep shortly after 1:15 Sunday morning. The fire department's siren went off. The reason... smoke coming from the Husky Corners at Main and East Streets. Police... then firemen finding light smoke on the second floor of the building which was traced over overcooked food. Firemen were back in quarters within a half hour. Cops continued their patrol of the town.
A Mahony Township woman is recovering from burns she sustained over the weekend when her home caught fire. Bertha Wargo was treated at the scene... and eventually airlifted to the Leigh Valley Hospital in Allentown where she is being treated for buns on her face and hands. Authorities say the fire was accidental... with it's origin at the rear of the building.
Trash which caught fire in a receptacle in a 7th flood bathroom of the Minsec building in Hazleton Saturday night prompted Hazleton firemen to check it out. The smoke forced the evacuation of the building... while firemen extinguished the smoldering remains. No one was injured... it's not known how the fire at the Minsec building began.
A Middle burg man is in the Snyder County jail after shoving another man out of his car. Police say Kevin Hause is facing a charge of aggravated assault... after he allegedly got into an argument with a passenger in his car... then simply shoved him out the door. That person was treated for his injuries at the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville.
The first round of postseason play in High School Football kicked off Friday night. On Newsradio 930 Bloomsburg defeated Mifflinburg 48-20. On Classic Rock 103.5 The Bulldogs of Berwick beat Coughlin on the strength of a missed extra point 29-28. In other local team action Danville fell to Towanda 35-20, Southern Columbia beat Sayre 55-7, and Columbia Montour Vo-Tech lost to Milton 49-13.
Bloomsburg University closed out the 2011 regular football season with a 34-3 win at home against Lock Haven. The Huskies now await the announcement of postseason play to be made Sunday afternoon.
In Huskies basketball Saturday, the BU Women's team beat Seton-Hill 71-60. On Sunday, the Women's team beat Bowie State 53-43.
You can hear all the details from Sunday's action in the WHLM Husky Post Game Report: