Local News 11/21/22

News for Monday November 21, 2022

Fire officials are reporting no human injuries from a fire that burned Friday night in Somerset County.  Reports state a camper, the home to a husband and wife, caught fire inside a building.  Both people were able to escape the blaze that was eventually extinguished by members of the Stoystown and Shanksville Volunteer Fire Companies.  Three kittens were injured in the fire.  The kittens were turned over to a County Animal Response Team who is monitoring them for complications of smoke inhalation

WJAC-TV reports a fire marshal has been called in to investigate a barn blaze in Bedford County. The barn fired happened at Dry Hill Road and Mill Street in Woodbury Township around 4:00 p.m Sunday.  Crews from Bedford and Blair County were all called in to assist. There was extensive damage reported. No injuries were reported.

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Triple A estimates around one-point-seven-million Pennsylvania residents are taking road trips this Thanksgiving.  A total of 48-million Americans are expected to travel by car this week.  Experts say Thursday evening and during the day, Sunday, will be the busiest times for drivers.  They recommend planning to drive early in the morning or at night to avoid traffic.  They also urge motorists to inspect vehicles prior to any long trips.

As part of the Pennsylvania State Police’s ongoing Click It or Ticket seatbelt campaign, department personnel certified as Child Passenger Safety technicians are conducting free child seat fitting events.  A safety seat check program will take place today from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Indiana Fire Association in Indiana County.  The Click It or Ticket campaign runs through November 27th.

Some stores and experts are offering ways to save money on dinner this Thanksgiving.  Prices for turkey are up 17 percent nationwide and other grocery items are even higher.  Experts suggest limiting the size of the bird and sides to an amount your family is likely to eat, and consider making the holiday dinner a group effort with a potluck.