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DelCo propane blasts cause injuries, evacuation

Several propane tanks exploded in Collingdale just after noon, sparking a three-alarm blaze, injuring several people and prompting authorities to evacuate surrounding neighborhoods and close roads.

DelCo propane blasts cause injuries, evacuation

There's a big firey drama unfolding in Delaware County right now: Several propane tanks exploded in Collingdale just after noon, sparking a three-alarm blaze, injuring several people and prompting authorities to evacuate surrounding neighborhoods and close roads.

The blast occurred at Scully Welding Supply Company on Oak Lane near MacDade Boulevard; emergency workers closed both roads. Black smoke billowing from the scene could be seen for miles.

DN reporter Regina Medina is out there getting the details. Read more in tomorrow's Daily News.

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