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UPDATE: Slaughterhouse Destroyed in Early Morning Fire at Hirsch’s Meat Market
(Photo by Brennan LaVan)
Multiple fire departments from Clarion and Venango Counties responded to a working structure fire on Camp Coffman Road near the intersection of Routes 322 and Route 338 in Ashland Township, Clarion County.
According to Clarion County 9-1-1, the call came in at 1:40 a.m. for a fully engulfed fire on Camp Coffman Road at Hirsch’s Meat Market’s slaughterhouse.
The following fire companies were called to the scene.
- Knox Volunteer Fire Company
- Shippenville-Elk Volunteer Fire Department
- Emlenton Fire Department
- St. Petersburg Volunteer Fire Department
- Washington Township Volunteer Fire Department
- Seneca Volunteer Fire Department
- Pinegrove Township Volunteer Fire Department
- Rockland Township Volunteer Fire Department
Knox Ambulance Service was also dispatched.
No injuries were reported.
According to Clarion County 9-1-1, the structure fell into itself, so the fire companies left the scene; however, a fire truck is returning to monitor the situation, and an excavator is being located at this time.
Clarion County 9-1-1 is aware that the fire at Hirsch’s Meat Market’s slaughterhouse is still smoldering and asks the public to please refrain from calling 9-1-1 to report the fire.
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