Fire officials respond to fire in Trumbull

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A fire destroyed a Trumbull home on Poplar Street.

Firefighters reported to the scene and found flames and smoke coming from the garage.

Fire officials are looking at a propane heater as the cause of the fire. They say a propane tank made extinguishing the fire more difficult.

"We had to wait before we were able to get enough water on it, cool it down and make sure that all the gas was finally removed from the tanks," said Chief Alex Rauso of the Long Hill Fire Department.

The homeowner was not injured but the house was severely damaged.

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