FREDERICK, Md. (WJZ) — One person was injured in a home explosion in Frederick County Monday night, the county’s fire department said.
The explosion happened just before 8:40 p.m. at a home in the 10500 block of Old Annapolis Road east of Frederick. The Frederick County Fire Department tweeted a propane tank exploded in the home’s basement.
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8:38pm | 10500blk Old Annapolis Rd, Libertytown | House Explosion | propane tank explosion in the basement | 1 civilian injured | Trooper 3 en route | FM and building inspector requested
— FrederickCounty Fire (@FCDFRS) March 2, 2021
When crews got to the scene, they found a man in the front yard with significant burn injuries, the fire department said in a news release. The home’s other occupants were able to get out before firefighters arrived.READ MORE: UMD To Receive $100K Contract To Upgrade EPA's Environmental Justice Tool
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