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A hazardous materials incident Thursday at an industrial park in Keaau, Hawaii, ended up stabilized, said officials with the Hawaii County Fire Department.

A shelter in place was ordered for those inside homes and business near the Shipman Industrial Park after an apparent propane tank leak.

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The incident was first reported just after 11 a.m. Thursday. Upon arrival, fire officials said they discovered a vapor cloud that appeared to have been caused by a torn-off fill valve on a propane tank.

Fire and police department authorities closed areas of the industrial park until the situation had been resolved.

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The gas was dispersed using water nozzles, and once authorities determined the flammable zone of the propane was dispersed, the area reopened.

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