Portable propane tank explodes at business

Chanute Tribune – March 29, 2017

An unknown number of employees were injured Monday afternoon when a portable propane tank exploded at Gericke’s Iron and Metal.

Firefighters were notified at 4:30 pm Monday after the incident at 1212 N. Santa Fe in Chanute where a 20-pound propane tank exploded. They investigated but there was no fire on arrival, and the injured were taken to the hospital by private vehicle.


Posted by Gwen Dorr Romine, KSFFA Webmaster
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