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Propane Tanks Explode During Fire

Family Displaced After Fire Destroys Ledyard Home

Investigators are still searching for clues as to how the fire started, but the call came in as a deck fire and crews had to shuttle in water to fight the flames. (Published Friday, June 5, 2015)

Propane tanks exploded during a fire in Ledyard on Friday morning that destroyed a home on Ramblewood Drive.

Firefighters were sent to the home around 3:30 a.m. When they arrived, the residents were out of the house and, there were heavy flames. Within 10 minutes, propane tanks started exploding and the roof  eventually collapsed.

The fire was reported as a pool deck fire, according to officials. 

The fire marshal is investigating the fire the family is looking for a new place to live.