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Lexington County firefighters respond to a gas fire on the deck of a home Sunday night

Gilbert, SC - Lexington County firefighters responded to a reported house fire in the 1700 block of Broad Street near Gilbert Sunday evening. Firefighters from Gilbert, Batesburg-Leesville, Round Hill, Boiling Springs, Lexington, and several other stations responded.

When firefighters arrived on the scene, they found a propane gas cylinder on fire on the home’s deck. First arriving firefighters quickly extinguished this blaze before it could extend to the home. Much of the originally dispatched equipment was released to return to quarters while in route after it was determined that this apparatus and personnel would not be needed.

Damage from this fire was minor. The cause of the fire has not been released by the fire service as of Monday morning.

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