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The Statue of Liberty was evacuated Monday after a propane tank caught fire at a construction site on Liberty Island in New York Harbor, officials said. National Park Service spokesman Jerry Willis said the propane tank was located next to two or three other tanks but did not explode.
One construction worker was injured, but the worker was treated and released at the scene, Willis said. There was no damage to the statue, and Liberty Island was not evacuated.
The article goes on to state the following:
The construction site was closed off to the public and the only people in the area would be construction workers, CBS New York reports.
— Reena Roy (@reenaroy) August 27, 2018
WATCH: The New York City Fire Department says firefighters are working to put out a propane tank fire in a construction area on Liberty Island – home of the Statue of Liberty. Liberty Island officials say the monument has been evacuated. One construction worker was injured. pic.twitter.com/vqyQRGzXyA
— WWAY News (@WWAY) August 27, 2018
— ABC News (@ABC) August 27, 2018
— CBS News (@CBSNews) August 27, 2018
EVACUATED: Visitors to the Statue of Liberty are being evacuated from Liberty Island after an apparent construction mishap sparked a propane fire near the base of the monument; the New York Fire Department is at the scene. https://t.co/1fVtFjD8yn pic.twitter.com/73GQdtKhr9
— World News Tonight (@ABCWorldNews) August 27, 2018
#BREAKING: A propane tank fire is burning on Liberty Island. Initial reports indicated the fire may be the result of a construction mishap. Visitors have been evacuated from the Statue of Liberty, but the island itself has not been evacuated. https://t.co/S3BL3BQOy7
— ABC7 News (@abc7newsbayarea) August 27, 2018
Liberty Island — home to the Statue of Liberty — was evacuated this morning after a fire erupted there, according to the FDNY https://t.co/uHzwHZ6cFe
— New York Post (@nypost) August 27, 2018
The Statue of Liberty and Liberty Island are being evacuated due to a fire, according to the New York City Fire Department https://t.co/ZYO0pfJNqT
— TicToc by Bloomberg (@tictoc) August 27, 2018
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