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Posted on: September 29, 2022

Hale Street Investigation

For Immediate Release: Thursday, June 2, 2022 – 3:30 p.m.

Pottstown, PA (June 2, 2022): The investigation into the explosion that occurred on Thursday, May 26, 2022 at 453 Hale Street in the Borough of Pottstown remains active. The Pottstown Police Department, ATF Philadelphia Field Division, and Pennsylvania State Police are working jointly to determine the cause of the explosion.

Since this is an active investigation, no further comments can or will be made at this time by the Borough of Pottstown or Montgomery County Department of Public Safety officials. Future updates will be provided via press release when available

Residents with further questions should contact the Emergency Operations Center at

Note to media: Please do not attempt to contact Administration, Licensing and Inspections Department or the Emergency Operations Center via email or phone as no comments will be provided regarding the ongoing investigation.

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