A small fire broke out at the Pennsylvania chocolate factory that manufactures more than 70 million Hershey’s Kisses a day. Firefighters were called to the Hershey Co.’s plant in Hershey, Pennsylvania, for a minor fire Friday morning. A company spokesman said a short-circuit in a storage area heater activated a sprinkler system, which immediately put out the fire. … Continue Reading »
A small fire at a nursing care facility in Montgomery County prompted an evacuation of 110 residents Wednesday night. The fire started around 9:15 p.m. at ManorCare Health Services at 3430 Huntingdon Pike in Lower Moreland Township.
A fire in center city Allentown Wednesday morning was quickly brought under control. The call came in shortly after 9 a.m. for a fire in a third-floor apartment in the 600 block of Hamilton Street. Firefighters arrived to find heavy smoke on the building’s third floor, according to a crew on the scene. … Continue Reading »
A smoky dumpster fire at Cheddar’s Saturday temporarily closed the Millcreek Township restaurant. Smoke poured out of the loading dock area of the Interchange Road business. A sprinkler extinguished most of the smoke, according to firefighters. Kearsarge and West Ridge firefighters cleared the scene within an hour. … Continue Reading »