Officials say propane leak to blame for costly garage fire

Gaskill Township, Jefferson County, Pa. - Fire officials are blaming a propane leak for causing significant damage to a wood frame garage in Gaskill Township, Jefferson County.

The PA State Police Fire Marshal and Big Run Fire Department said Edward Crytser was using a circular saw in a garage on Hartzfeld Road when the fire happened.

Investigators revealed the cause of the fire was related to a propane leak.

Damage is estimated at $40,000.

Crytser suffered a minor burn injury, but did not need medical treatment.


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