Firefighters Battle Explosion and Fire at Victory Brewing and Apartment Complex in Kennett Square PA
An explosion and fire was reported in the 600 block of W Cyprus St. in Kennett Square, PA, where the Victory Brewing Company taproom is located. Firefighters rushed to the Chester County, Pennsylvania apartment complex after fires ripped through the brewery and the apartments above on Monday night, according to 6ABC.
Victory Brewing Company’s Chief Marketing Officer Derek Detenber, issued a statement about the fire, stating, “Our taproom was closed for business today, so no customers or team members were in the building at the time of the incident.”
There were no injuries reported. Investigators are working to determine the cause of the fire.
Victory Brewing Company continued their statement, “We now have a team on site and are working with the fire and police departments to gather information around this unfortunate incident. We are not aware of any injuries that were uncovered during the initial investigation. We will continue to work with authorities and with the Red Cross to learn more about what occurred this evening and how we can help our neighbors in the building who have been displaced. For now, we are praying for the safety of those involved and want to thank the first responders who quickly arrived on site, safely aided in the evacuation of the building and are working to control the fire.”