By CBSNewYork Team

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.

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The fire then spread to a second house.

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One person was taken to the hospital. Two more people were treated at the scene for minor injuries.

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There’s no word on what caused the tank to explode.

CBSNewYork Team