Important Information and Phone Numbers for an Emergency

It is always nice to have a “just in case” area reference of phone numbers and information to have in an emergency. With the impending Hurricane Sandy that is approaching (and will probably be here by the time your read this), here are some points to keep in mind and a lost of those phone numbers for this area.


For information on power outages, click here.

Follow @Met_Ed on Twitter as well for constant updates.

To report an outage call: 1-888-LIGHTSS

Pennsylvania American Water: 1-800-565-7292. Follow on Twitter @paamwater

UGI Utilities: Please call 800-276-2722 if you are experiencing a power outage.

Township Phone Numbers: 

Amity Township: 610-689-6000

Exeter Township: 610-779-5660

Union Township: 610-582-3769

Pottstown Borough: 610-970-6500

Boyertown Borough: 610-369-3028

Medical Centers: 

Reading Hospital and Medical Center: 610-988-8000

Pottstown Memorial Medical Center: 610-327-7000

Premier Immediate Medical Care in Douglassville: (610) 385-4444 As of right now, they will be open.

The American Red Cross, Berks County Chapter, will open a shelter at Reading High School at noon on October 29th.  (610) 375-4383.  Follow updates on American Red Cross, Berks County Chapter.

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