A fire damages the Dollar General distribution center in Berks County
BETHEL, Pennsylvania (WHTM) — A Dollar General Distribution Center suffered at least $250,000 in damages after a fire lateriday night.
According to the Pennsylvania State Police, multiple 911 calls were made to a fire in the 930,000-square-foot building in the town of Bethel.
Crew members found a fire in the middle of the warehouse that included a piece of machinery and a storage rack for consumer goods stored in pallets.
The sprinklers inside the building were activated and the fire was contained.
About 20 employees were inside and one of them received medical attention for smoke inhalation. No firefighters were injured in the response.
State Police say the cause is being investigated by the State Police’sire Police Unit.