Shelter in place warning lifted in West Manchester Township


UPDATE: 9:30 a.m. The shelter in place order has been lifted. Normal activity may resume.

Officials the shed that caught fire was on Bricker’s property but leased by EAS Water Systems from Tennessee. They say barrels of a chlorine-based chemical used for fracking caught on fire.

The fire released vapors in the air that can cause eye or skin irritants causing the shelter in place order.

Officials say no one was injured. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

YORK, Pa. (WHTM) –– A shelter in place warning has been issued in West Manchester Township Monday morning.

York County officials say a fire at Bricker’s French Fries on the 2100 block of Monroe Street released harmful vapors into the air.

Anyone within a half-mile radius of the area is advised to stay indoors with windows and doors closed and all ventilation systems should be turned off.

There is no word on when the shelter in place will be lifted.

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