MARTINEZ -- A propane tank exploded and a house caught on fire Sunday afternoon, according to the Contra Costa Fire District.

Firefighters were dispatched at 4:52 p.m. to the 100 block of Arana Drive for a report of a backyard propane tank that exploded and caught a house on fire, a dispatcher said.

The fire was out by 5 p.m., and crews remained on scene until 5:18 p.m., the dispatcher said.




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