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Lebanon Fire Department

Posted on: December 30, 2016

[ARCHIVED] Propane Tank Leak - Mechanic Street

Propane Tank Leak - Mechanic StOn December 29, 2016, at 2143 hours the Lebanon Fire Department received a direct call to Station 1 reporting a leaking propane tank at the Rivermill Complex on Mechanic Street. Lebanon Engine 2 responded and upon arrival reported a 1000-gallon propane tank leaking from the main valve under the dome cover. 

Witnesses stated that a snow removal company hit the top of the tank with a skid steer loader and broke the valve stem off at the tank. Personnel deployed a hose line and dispersed vapors with a water stream. The incident was declared under control at 2240 hours and personnel remain on scene working with technicians from Irving Fuels to repair the leak.

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