Propane dealership catches fire in Douglasville - CBS46 News

Propane dealership catches fire in Douglasville

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(Courtesy: Douglas County spokesperson Rick Martin) (Courtesy: Douglas County spokesperson Rick Martin)
(Courtesy: Valerie Phillips Witcher) (Courtesy: Valerie Phillips Witcher)
DOUGLASVILLE, GA (CBS46) -

A propane dealership caught fire in Douglasville late Thursday after an explosion.

The incident occurred at Blossman Propane Gas and Appliance, which is located in the 8900 block of Highway 5.

Douglas County spokesperson Rick Martin says "calls began flooding into the Douglas County Emergency 911 Center" around 8:39 p.m. reporting sounds of explosions. When crews arrived at the scene, they encountered a fire with multiple explosions. 

The immediate area was evacuated. 

Martin says there were no injuries in the incident, which is under investigation. 

Highway 5 was closed between Highway 78 and Gurley Road due to the fire but the roadway has since reopened.

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