Propane explosion rocks neighborhood

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At approximately 6:24 p.m. Saturday night, several 911 calls were made for a garage explosion at Seventh Street and Utah Avenue Southeast.

Upon fire crew’s arrival they found a large fire burning in a garage spreading to other structures. Huron Police Department was conducting an evacuation of neighboring homes due to fire spread. Firefighters were able to get the fire under control and cleared the scene around 9:35 p.m. The reports of explosions were from propane tanks stored in both garages along with some ammunition.

The Huron Fire Department would like to thank the following agencies for their assistance: Huron Police Department, NorthWestern Energy, Cavour Volunteer Fire Department, South Dakota Highway Patrol and Beadle County Sheriff’s Department. No injuries were reported.

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