Fire destroys building housing 2 trucking businesses in Pennsylvania

Updated Apr 24, 2024

A facility housing two Pennsylvania trucking companies was destroyed by fire early Monday morning, April 22.

More than 70 firefighters fought the blaze on Route 309 in Orefield, Pennsylvania, which is located off Interstate 476 about eight miles west of Allentown. The two trucking business located at the site of the fire were OCS Transport Services, and Doctor Diesel.

OCS Transport Services has five drivers and hauls general freight and refrigerated food interstate, according to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's SAFER website.

Doctor Diesel's website says the company is a multi-faceted business providing truck and trailer repair, yard management, mobile repair services, truck rentals and third party logistics.

No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.