Christmas Day – Dec 25, 2017 – at 1301 hours, Tanker 97-1 was dispatched to assist Company 58 (Hereford) on a Structure Fire, 8000 blk of Chestnut St Hereford Twp. A short time later Engine 97 and Engine 97-1 were also dispatched to assist.
Originally reported as the Turkey Hill convenience store at Rt 29 and 100, arriving 58 officers discovered it was actually the adjoining Hereford Post Office. Hereford apparatus laid a five inch supply line from a nearby hydrant and attacked the fire.
Among the departments on scene were: Hereford, Seisholtsville, East Greenville, Pennsburg, Old Zionsville, Eastern Berks, Bally Ambulance, Upper Perkiomen Ambulance, Macungie Ambulance Rehab Unit. Area fire police had a portion of Route 100 shut down in the area of the fire.