What’s going on in Philly it must be something in the water! smh
ELKINS PARK, Pa. (CBS) — A former firefighter is in police custody after taking several people hostage inside a firehouse in Montgomery County Tuesday morning.
The incident began at about 10:50 a.m. at the LaMott Fire Company located at Penrose Avenue and Graham Lane in Elkins Park.
According to investigators, an unidentified former firefighter took three to five individuals hostage inside the building.
At about 11:50 p.m., the suspect was taken into police custody.
There were no immediate reports of any injuries.
The SWAT team was at the scene.
There were no reports of injuries.
The firehouse protects 2,100 residents. It is one of five companies in the township and has been in service since 1910.
— CBS Philly (@CBSPhilly) March 31, 2015
Photo: Police & SWAT team on scene at the Firehouse Firefighter Hostage situation. pic.twitter.com/KbgANQ3wkS
— NYC EMS Website (@NYCEMSwebsite) March 31, 2015