Cell phone tower catches fire near Schuylkill Expressway

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Cell phone tower catches fire. Rick Williams reports during Action News at Noon on May 1, 2018. (WPVI)

Thick smoke billowed into the air after a cell phone tower caught fire near the Schuylkill Expressway.

Commuters called police to report the flames around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday along Montgomery Drive between the ramp to I-76 and MLK Drive.
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Cell phone tower on fire near I-76. Karen Rogers reports during Action News Mornings on May 1, 2018.



Crews were able to bring the fire under control.

PECO is inspecting the tower to determine how the fire started.
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Cell phone tower fire near Schuylkill Expressway. Karen Rogers reports during Action News Mornings on May 1, 2018.


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