EAST MEADOW, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — Two homes went up in flames and at least three people were hurt after an explosion on Long Island.
Investigators say the blast came from a propane tank at a home on Seventh Street in East Meadow around 8:30 p.m. Thursday.READ MORE: See It: Fireworks Celebrate Essential Workers, As New York Lifts Most COVID Restrictions
The fire then spread to a second house.READ MORE: New York Relaxes Most COVID-19 Restrictions After Reaching 70% Vaccination Rate; Cuomo: 'A Momentous Day'
One person was taken to the hospital. Two more people were treated at the scene for minor injuries.MORE NEWS: COVID Restrictions Lifted: Yankee Stadium Returns To Full Capacity Friday
There’s no word on what caused the tank to explode.