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Sharp-eyed FDNY inspector spots unsecured propane tanks at major Brooklyn construction site

A sharp-eyed FDNY fire inspector averted an explosive situation in Brooklyn on Friday night when he noticed a baker’s dozen of big propane tanks stored in the open at a construction site.

Jon Watson, an off-duty supervising fire prevention inspector who lives in Fort Greene, was headed to the bank...

Supervising Fire Inspector Jon Watson alerted his FDNY colleagues to the need to remove unsecured propane tanks from a construction site at 540 Fulton Street in Brooklyn on Friday. The tanks are on the truck behind him. ...