Myersville home burns after propane explosion


MYERSVILLE, Md. (WDVM) — Frederick County Fire and Rescue, Myersville Fire, Middletown Fire, Wolfsville Fire, and many others responded to a dispatch call around 3 p.m. after a fire broke out due to a propane explosion on Stottlemyer Road.

When firefighters arrived on the scene, they saw a plume of smoke rising from the back of the building. Fireman worked for two hours to maintain control of the fire, but the home was fully engulfed.

All occupants of the home were able to evacuate the area. Reports say the homeowner suffered hand injuries and was sent to an area hospital but unknown if those injuries were sustained in the fire or the explosion.

The cause of the propane tank explosion is still under investigation.

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