On Liberty island lit up 3 tanks with propane

According to the source PIX11 News in law enforcement bodies, about 11.40 on Liberty island caught fire the propane tanks.

#FDNY members are operating on scene on the north side of Liberty Island — 3 propane cylinders on fire at a construction site. There are currently no injuries reported. The area is being evacuated.

— FDNY (@FDNY) August 27, 2018

#FDNY units staging at Pier A in Manhattan. FDNY members continue to operate on scene of 3 propane cylinders on fire at a construction site on Liberty Island. There is currently one non-life-threatening injury reported. pic.twitter.com/yXNIYJhRP6

— FDNY (@FDNY) August 27, 2018

Three tanks of gas broke out on one of the construction sites. The scene in the Northern part of the island staffed Fire Department of new York. FDNY confirmed the information about the evacuation of people.

(Liberty Island, Manhattan) Liberty Island Evacuated After Propane Tank Catches Fire — Firefighters from Manhattan and Jersey City are staging fire apparatus and multiple emergency response crews at Ellis Island. More updates here: https://t.co/0wdKKIAIaZ #ProtectTheWorld pic.twitter.com/DGP7ZY316t

— Citizen NYC (@CitizenApp_NYC) August 27, 2018

Also, according to FDNY, the incident resulted in 1 worker suffered minor injuries. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

«The guy said that there is an emergency situation, so today there will be no more visits, told the NY Daily News 29-year-old tourist from Switzerland, when I took the ferry in Battery Park. — I’m upset, but we’ll be back tomorrow.»

According to the FDNY, the cause of the fire is under investigation.

«With the amount of propane, if one of reservoires exploded — it would be a disaster. We took precautions to evacuate the 3400 civilians from the island,» the assistant chief of the FDNY Roger Sakovich.

#FDNY members worked with @nps_nyharbor to safely evacuate Liberty Island. Read more: https://t.co/zAnQqn84aE pic.twitter.com/Sicrlcifis

— FDNY (@FDNY) August 27, 2018

On Liberty island is the main symbol of new York city — statue of Liberty. Now under construction near the Museum of the statue of Liberty, which is due to open in 2019.