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Firefighters responded to a large propane leak that occured Monday morning in Tacoma.

The Tacoma Fire Department said thata propane truck was transferring propane to another truck when the line broke. The tank held approximately 2,200 gallons of propane.

A mechanical failure of a fill hose-line may have caused the leak.

Nearby homes were evacuated and there were no injuries. Firefighters were able to secure the scene.

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