|Propane Truck Accident
East Hanover Twp., Dauphin Co., PA
February 13, 2008
On February 13, 2008, an accident occurred in East Hanover Township, Dauphin County, PA, near Grantville, in which a propane truck hit a telephone pole, rolled on to its side, and caught fire. A total of 84 fire apparatus from Fire Companies in Dauphin, Lebanon, Lancaster, Cumberland, and Schuylkill counties were dispatched to the scene to assist over the course of the lengthy incident. Apparatus assisting from upper Dauphin County, included Fisherville's Takner 216, Millersburg's Tanker 20, Wiconisco's Tanker 23, and Williamstown's Tanker 24. Master streams were used to cool the tanker while the propane burned. Our local area tankers shuttled numerous loads of water to the scene from Memorial Lake in Lebanon County before returning home the following day.