CSR 9-1-1: Attempted jumper forced closure of Veterans Memorial Bridge


UPPER AUGUSTA TWP – First responders were dispatched to the Veterans Memorial Bridge Wednesday evening for a report of someone threatening to jump off it. Central Susquehanna Regional 911 tells us the incident was first reported around 8 p.m. Wednesday.


Crews were forced to shut down a portion of the bridge during the response. The 911 center says the bridge re-opened around 8:30 p.m. Wednesday.


Shamokin Dam Police and Selinsgrove fire police responded from Snyder County. Stonington state police responded from Northumberland County and those troopers are said to be investigating. Other Northumberland County fire departments responded as well. No other details have been released.

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