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Fairfield Fire responds to 500 pound propane tank leak

#FAIRFIELD, CT, November 5, 2013: On Tuesday morning at 9:21am the Fairfield Emergency Communications Center received a 911 call from a worker on the scene reporting a propane leak at 276 Pemburn Street. Fairfield Fire Engines 1, 2, 3, and 4, Ladder 2, Cars 3 and 5 responded, with Car 3 first to arrive on scene to report that an aboveground valve had been damaged and was leaking propane from a recently filled 500 gallon inground tank. Fire personnel established protective hoselines and were able to diminish the leak with patch materials while awaiting the arrival of the Fairfield Fire Department Hazardous Materials Trailer. Upon its arrival fire fighters set up a newly acquired propane flare kit in order to…

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