Fire at Mott's

RESPONSE — Firefighters from several counties responded to a two-alarm fire at Mott’s in Aspers on Sunday about 10:52 a.m. They unroll some of the five-inch hose from the Cashtown firetruck. Fortunately, they did not have to the charge the five-inch hose with water, just roll it back up.

Approximately 80 firefighters and 20 vehicles responded to a two-alarm fire Sunday at the Mott’s fruit-processing plant in Aspers, said Bendersville Fire Chief Jeff Kime.

Some 25 employees were evacuated as an area about 100 feet long burned where the roof and wall meet near the main entrance, he said.

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