GALLOWAY TOWNSHIP -- Firefighters are removing debris after extinguishing a house fire at 350 Elton Lane this afternoon.

Galloway Fire Chief Ron Garbutt said the fire started in the garage when a propane tank used for cooking was left unattended. The house sustained heat and smoke damage throughout and is uninhabitable, he said.

A family of six lives in the home. A female adult relative who was cooking sustained burns and was treated on the scene by Galloway emergency personnel. No other injuries were reported.