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Propane Tank Explodes at Delaware Plant

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DELAWARE CITY, Del. (AP) - Delaware City fire officials say a propane tank exploded and about a half dozen others caught fire at DuPont's Red Lion plant.

Fire officials say the tanks caught fire about 7 p.m. Thursday night. The tank that exploded contained about 100 pounds of propane.

Incident Commander Paul Johnson said that about 30 firefighters responded the scene. Johnson says all but 1 of the tanks vented through emergency valves.

The cause of the fire is under investigation by the State Fire Marshal. Johnson says no injuries or environmental damage were reported.

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