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LA PLATA Md. (WUSA9) -- Officials are on the scene of a propane tank gas leak in Maryland.

The alarm went off around 8:05 p.m. at the United Propane Company located at 6498 Crain Highway. The one-thousand gallon propane tank which is about three fourths full has a valve which is leaking, officials said.

Crews are currently working on keeping the gas from getting to other business in the Hawthorne Shopping Center which is close-by.

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