Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Propane Leak at 809 Washington Street


Auburn Fire-Rescue Department at 8:46 A.M. on February 4, 2015 responded to 809 Washington Street for a reported propane leak outside of the building.  Washington Street was shutdown in both directions and the area was evacuated.  A party clearing snow around the outside underground  propane tanks with a backhoe, struck the propane feed lines for the a propane tank causing the leak.  The leak was stopped by the fire rescue department.   The gas inspector and Osterman's Gas Company responded. Washington Street has been reopened.

Asst. Chief Glenn Johnson