Fire damages home in Yarmouth

5:06 PM, Jan 22, 2014   |    comments
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YARMOUTH, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- The state fire marshal's office is working to determine the cause of a fire that spread to a propane tank in Yarmouth.

Firefighters were called to 527 Ledge Road just before 1:00pm this afternoon. A woman who was going to the home to feed the dogs discovered the fire.

It was originally reported as a propane tank explosion. Once firefighters arrived they found a plastic enclosure attached to the back of the house on fire. The fire had spread to a propane tank inside that enclosure.

Crews had the fire under control in about twenty minutes. The fire marshal's office has been called in to determine how the fire started.

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