Hershey Giant catches fire in early morning, now reopened


Photo Courtesy: Hershey Fire Department

HERSHEY, Pa. (WHTM) — Hershey Fire Department was called in around 5 a.m. Thursday to extinguish flames at the Giant Food Store on Cocoa Avenue.

Hershey Fire Dept. posted on Twitter around 5:30 a.m. that the fire was contained and ventilation was underway. Around 7 they posted Lebanon City would assist in ventilating the building and that backup was called. Around 7:40 the scene was cleared.

The department says the fire was contained to the back wall, near a trash compactor, and there are no injuries.

The Giant was closed for a few hours, but is now reopened.

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