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Fire Crews Battle Blaze at Gower Road Home [Photos]

Nazareth area fire departments battled a fire at a newly purchased home on Gower Road in Bushkill Township.

Multiple fire departments on Monday responded to an attic fire at 205 Gower Road in Bushkill Township.

Heavy smoke could be seen from nearby Cherry Hill Road.

The fire was under control within 30 minutes, according to the Upper Nazareth Fire Department website.

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Fire police closed Gower Road, which runs into Upper Nazareth Township, and a section of W. High Street.

Brian Andres and Mary Allocco purchased the $325,000 home less than a month ago, according to Northampton County property records.

The Bushkill Township Volunteer Fire Company was assisted by Vigilance Hose Co. No. 1 and the Upper Nazareth Fire Department. Because those departments were tied up, Plainfield Township fire crews were placed on stand-by to cover any additional incidents.

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