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Multi-Alarm Fire at Blommer Chocolate
2020-03-12

Smoke rises from the roof area Blommer Chocolate in Upper Hanover Township.  Firefight-

ers were called to the  scene of the fire at 10:17 Thursday morning.

            Firefighters are on the scene of a building fire at Blommer Chocolate, Blommer Drive in Upper Hanover Township.

            Units from East Greenville, Pennsburg, Red Hill, and Hereford fire companies were dispatched at 10:17 this morning to the report of a fire at the chocolate manufacturing company's location.  East Greenville Deputy Chief reported smoke coming from the roof of the building.

            The building was evacuated and employees gathered on the parking lot.

            A second alarm brought additional fire units from Milford Township, Green Lane, and New Hanover fire companies.

            The volunteer firefighters used water from a nearby hydrant to fight the fire from a tower truck as well as hand-lines that were advanced through the building. 

            Emergency medical units responding to the scene included Upper Perkiomen Valley, St. Luke's Quakertown, and Bally Community Ambulance were also on the scene.

            Firefighters remained on the scene at noon.

Firefighters direct a stream of water onto the fire while working on the roof of Blommer Chocolate.

 


 

 

 

 

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