Propane Leak Prompts Controlled Burn in North Attleboro, Massachusetts

A propane leak incident occurred in North Attleboro, Massachusetts, leading officials to conduct a controlled burn to mitigate the situation. The incident happened on Tuesday night, June 27, 2023, at the Airgas store at 35 George Leven Drive off Route 152. Fire Chief Chris Coleman confirmed that the leak originated from a 33-pound tank.

In response to the leak, authorities determined that a controlled burn-off was the safest approach to address the situation. Chief Coleman reassured that there was no risk to nearby businesses or residential areas during the operation.

Firefighters remained at the scene for approximately two hours to oversee the controlled burn and ensure the safe disposal of the propane.

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