Memorial Service for 1971 Gas Explosion and Fire in West Conshohocken
Community, Hosted By West Conshohocken
Took place on Wednesday, January 27th, 2021 @ 8:00pm
112 Ford Street, West Conshohocken, PA 19428
West Conshohocken is holding a memorial to mark the 50th anniversary of the January 27, 1971 gas explosion on Front Street. West Conshohocken residents and first responders will be marking this solemn event on the anniversary of that evening with a Memorial Service at 8:00 p.m. at Borough Hall.
All are invited to attend to honor the memory of the lives lost and those lives forever impacted by the tragedy. In the interest of public safety, social distancing and masks are required. Those with a memory of the event that would like to be included in the Memorial Service are encouraged to share it via email to Mayor Danelle Fournier at firstname.lastname@example.org or mail it to Borough Hall 112 Ford Street. West Conshohocken, PA 19428.
Read the full story of the tragedy in MoreThanTheCurve.com's four-part series.