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Thursday, April 5, 2012

Propane tank collection to be held in Milford

 Precautions to take are listed here
MILFORD — The city and the Fire Department will be collecting propane tanks from residents 8 a.m.-1 p.m. April 14, at 55 Wheeler’s Farms Road, upper parking lot of Station 7.
The cylinders are the type used in gas grills and camping equipment. Twenty-pound tanks may be full, partially filled, or empty.
Proof of residency is required. There is no cost.
Tanks should be transported in an upright position; a safety plug must be in place; valve must be in the closed position.
The Fire Department said residents should not vent the tank prior to transporting, and they should be secured to prevent accidental tip-over; tanks showing signs of damage or deterioration cannot be refilled; tanks should be transported with the vehicle windows open; no smoking during the transport of the tanks or in the drop off area
For information, call the fire marshal’s office at 203-874-6321 Monday through Friday.

Editor's note: All information in this post was contributed.



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