A Lansdale teenager was killed early yesterday when his car hit a fire station and burst into flames, damaging the firehouse and some equipment.

Kyle Thomas Chorba, 18, of Allentown Road, was driving a 1996 Chrysler LHS south on Hilltown Pike at about 4:51 a.m. when his car struck both a utility pole and the Hilltown Township Volunteer Fire Company firehouse, Station 60, according to police.

The vehicle rolled over onto its roof, came to rest against a bay door, and burst into flames.

Smoke and fire damaged the firehouse as well as firefighting vehicles and equipment, according to police. The crash remains under investigation.

- Joelle Farrell