The intersection of East Front Street and North Locust Street is currently closed while the Lititz Borough Public Works fixes a water main break.  The intersection will remain closed while repairs are made.  Please avoid the area and plan alternate routes.

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Laurel Avenue between East Sixth Street and East Fourth Avenue is currently closed due to a gas leak. Please avoid the area. Additional updates will be released as available.

Update - the Police Incident on South Cedar Street is under control and responders will be clearing the scene shortly. It is important to emphasize that the public was not in any danger.

There is an active police incident in the 100 Block of South Cedar Street. Roadways in this area are closed. Please avoid the area and plan alternate travel routes. Residents in the area should stay inside their homes and avoid approaching the area. There is no public risk and the incident is contained to a single residence. Additional information will be released as it is available and appropriate to release.

Lititz Fire Company is investigating an odor or natural gas on North New Street between North Cedar Street and East Lincoln Avenue. The road is closed between these cross streets.

There is no risk to the public at this time and residents in the area need not take any action. Motorists should plan alternate travel routes if possible until the road is reopened.

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The incident on East Second Avenue has been resolved and all police, fire and EMS resources have left.  We want to thank everyone for the cooperation.


Please be advised there is a police incident along the 000 Block of East Second Avenue between South Broad Street (SR0501) and Linden Street.

Police, fire and EMS members are on-scene working towards a resolution.

There is no immediate danger to the public.

Residents in the area are encouraged to stay inside their homes and avoid approaching the scene, to allow the crews the space needed to work this event.  Please avoid the area.

Further information will be released as it becomes available and is appropriate to be released.


This morning at Lititz Elementary there was a small fire in the building.  Through the immediate actions of the staff, the fire was quickly contained.  The Lititz Fire Company arrived promptly to evaluate the situation; there was no damage done to the school and no one was injured.

All students and staff followed emergency procedures, everyone is safe and back in the building for the remainder of the day.

Parents/guardians of affected students were notified by the District.

The LBPD is investigating the origin and cause of the fire.

Please reference the attached initial release.  More information will be released as it becomes available, and is appropriate to release.

All media inquires should be directed to Brett Hambright from the Lancaster County DA's Office at