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By Andi Bourne
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Propane Leak Causes Scare

 

Andi Bourne, Pathfinder

Volunteer firefighters from Seeley Lake, Condon and Potomac responded to Locust Lane and Tamarack Drive in Seeley Lake Saturday morning for a propane leak. The liquid withdrawal valve on a 500-gallon propane tank was bumped and cracked by a skid steer that was being used to remove the snow around the tank.

SEELEY LAKE – Emergency personnel from Seeley Lake, Potomac, Condon and Missoula responded to a propane leak from a broken valve on a propane tank Saturday, Feb. 4 just after 10 a.m. Volunteer firefighters secured the scene on the corner of Locust Lane and Tamarack Drive in Seeley Lake while Seeley-Swan Search and Rescue (SSSAR) and law enforcement officers evacuated the immediate area. No one was injured and Energy Partners removed the propane tank after all of the product was emptied.

Seeley Lake Fire Chief and Incident Commander Bob Vanden Heuvel said snow had come off the roof and bur...



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