Avoid Catawissa Borough if at all possible, major commercial structure fire being fought by volunteer fire companies from 3 counties. SR42 Catawissa River Bridge is closed from Montour Township into Catawissa. Main Street Catawissa is closed as well as numerous other streets. Find an alternative route around catawissa as crews are also conducting water tanker shuttles from the Catawissa Dam into the fire scene on South 1st Street.
Landlines in the Numidia area are currently down and are unable to be used to dial 911. If you have an emergency, please use a cellular phone to dial 911. Phone lines are also out at our department so you will need use the ECEN Non-emergency number to contact police at 570-784-6300.