SAFETY

Propane-initiated fire destroys 3 homes in Garden City overnight

Aug 23, 2020, 11:36 AM | Updated: 4:53 pm
Propane initiated fire destroys 3 homes in Garden City overnight...
(Photo: Carol Dyer)
(Photo: Carol Dyer)

GARDEN CITY, UT — A fire that was fueled by propane burned through a mobile home park on the south side of Bear Lake on Saturday night, destroying three homes and badly damaging another. 

“Propane appears to be one of the initiating factors, ” said Garden City Fire District Chief Mike Wahlberg in a news release.

“As the fire progressed, it destroyed the first home and quickly spread to three other structures.”

“During the course of the fire, several large explosions caused by multiple propane tanks shook the immediate vicinity,” he said.

Firefighters were able to extinguish the blaze but not before the fire destroyed three structures left one badly damaged.

It was reported that no homeowners sustained any injuries and that all were accounted for. 

 

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Propane-initiated fire destroys 3 homes in Garden City overnight