Governor Wolf Statement on Explosion at Letterkenny Army Depot in Franklin County

July 19, 2018

Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf released the following statement on the early morning explosion at Letterkenny Army Depot, just outside Chambersburg in Franklin County:

“My first concern is for the expedient treatment of those injured and the safety of those working or visiting Letterkenny,” Gov. Wolf said. “I have been in touch with the Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency, which has been working with county emergency officials to be sure the state is doing everything it can to help in this situation.

“First responders have been on the scene since just after the explosion and have advised that it was contained to a warehouse area. I am receiving updates to ensure that all needs are being met.”

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