Propane tank explosion sparks 3-alarm fire in Hoboken

A neighbor tells News 12 New Jersey that the fire started after a propane tank exploded on the back deck of the house. The fire

Nine families have been affected by the fire, and a shelter is being set up at a nearby school.

Nine families have been affected by the fire, and a shelter is being set up at a nearby school. (2/17/13)

HOBOKEN - Hoboken fire officials spent much the afternoon fighting a fast-moving house fire.

A neighbor tells News 12 New Jersey that the fire started after a propane tank exploded on the back deck of the house. The fire quickly engulfed the home and caused smoke to fill other area homes.

Nine families have been affected by the fire, and a shelter is being set up at a nearby school. News 12 was told one person had to be treated for smoke inhalation.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

News 12 New Jersey was on Lloyd Road 1 Powerful storm leaves behind damage across NJ
On The Road: Point Pleasant Beach preview 2 On The Road: Point Pleasant Beach preview
It's unclear how many roosters were discovered and 3 Officials seize birds from Newark business in late-night raid
VIDEO: News conference on Chatham helicopter crash 4 VIDEO: News conference on Chatham helicopter crash
Fire rips through Sayreville strip mall 5 Fire destroys several stores in Sayreville strip mall

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE