West Chocolate Avenue (422) between Cocoa Avenue (743) and Valley Road is now open in both directions. Ridge Road between West Chocolate Avenue and Park Boulevard remains closed.

Power is being restored to the area. Businesses and residences are clear for people to return. Chocolate Avenue (422) will remain closed between Valley and Cocoa (743) so UGI can conduct repair work.

A Media update will be available from DTPD PIO at the media staging area at 12:30 pm

Media Staging Area will be in tee he area of The Hershey Theatre, just east of Cocoa Avenue on East Caracas Area.

Power has been shut off in the downtown area of Hershey due to the natural gas leak. Please avoid this area. Please avoid uses of electrical devices and motor vehicles as they could be ignition sources.

Chocolate Avenue from Valley Road to Cocoa Avenue is closed due to a gas leak in the area. Please avoid this area.

The burn ban imposed on 4/3/2019 at 7:00 am has been lifted, effective today 4/4/2019 at 7:00 am.

You can see the original Burn Ban message for Derry Township HERE


Outdoor Burn Ban

Effective:   April 3rd, 2019; 7:00am

As a result of a “Red Flag Warning” issuance issued by the National Weather Service relative to conditions prevalent for fire, no open outdoor burning shall be permitted within Derry Township until further notice.

Lt. Timothy Roche