Round Rock fire caused by propane tank explosion

RR house fire

ROUND ROCK — One person was burned Sunday after a propane tank explosion sparked a Round Rock house fire, city officials said.

The Round Rock Fire Department was dispatched to a home in the 2000 block of James Place at 5:01 p.m. Sunday. Upon arrival, they found heavy flames in the garage.

A resident suffered minor burns to his hands but was not taken to the hospital, a city spokesperson said.

There is no word on the amount of damage, and the investigation is ongoing. Arson investigators were at the home Sunday evening. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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