DAUPHIN COUNTY, Pa. (WHTM) — Dauphin County 911 dispatchers confirmed that Conewago Place, an addiction recovery center in Hummelstown, Pennsylvania, caught fire after 8 p.m. on Aug. 23.
When crews arrived, they found the fire had started in the basement of the building and spread from the first floor up into the attic.
Dauphin County 911 dispatchers reported that the Hershey Fire Department and EMS teams responded to the scene.
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Hershey Volunteer Fire Chief Patrick Leonard said help from other responding stations was crucial in getting control of the fire.
“We got mutual aid from Elizabethtown, Campbelltown, Palmyra, and Hershey were here. The crews on the scene, this is what mutual aid is all about. Everybody did a fantastic job,” Leonard said.
As of 9:58 p.m. on Aug. 23, the fire had been extinguished.
Leonard said 35 people were in the building at the time of the fire, and they all got out safely. No one was injured.