Commercial business leveled after ‘building explosion’ in Lebanon County


MYERSTOWN, Pa. (WHTM) — A Lebanon County commercial business was leveled Wednesday morning on the 300 block of King St, in Jackson Township.

Dispatchers told abc27 News Daybreak that fire crews were called to the scene shortly after 7 a.m. A police report says the fire occurred at Lapp Carriage Shop on 372 King Street.

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Officials say one person was airlifted to the Lehigh Valley Burn Center though the severity of their injuries is unknown. Investigators have yet to release the cause of the explosion.

A number of people claimed to feel their houses shake in the aftermath of the explosion. Those residents have not immediately returned a message from abc27 News.

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