ALL CLEAR: Mandatory evacuation in Derry Township due to gas leak

ALL CLEAR: Mandatory evacuation in Derry Township due to gas leak

Hershey, PA

Update: 7:42PM- Derry Township Police have issued an all clear, residents may return to their homes

UGI has notified public safety personnel that the situation is stabilized. Affected residents may return to their homes. PP&L has restored power to the neighborhood. Investigation continues by police, fire and gas company personnel.

Police in Derry Township released the following statement:

A sizable natural gas leak in the 100 block of West Grenada Ave, Hershey requires that all persons residing in a two block radius to evacuate their homes or business by foot. DO NOT OPERATE A VEHICLE. Walk away towards Cocoa Ave, Chocolate Ave, Valley Rd or towards Maple Ave.

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