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I leave the 20 pound BBQ cylinder in the 'gas car' in the (detached) shop/garage when not in use. Gasoline, solvents, and other highly flammable liquids are stored in an old refrigerator outside the shop but I also have acetylene and other 'explosive' materials in the shop so I told the local fire chief that if they ever respond to a fire at my shop, to just get people safely away and let it burn!
We went to a garage fire here about 2 years ago, and the chief asked if anyone knew what was inside... my reply was "Everything" ! I'd been in the garage about a week earlier to look for fittings for the little steam wagon's propane system, and there was every kind of paint, solvent, a full sized O/A set, and a stack of plywood that practically reached the roof !. Yes, we were exterior only on that one, until mopping up.
(not my garage, fortunately for me...)
Everyone was OK. Insurance covered most of the losses.
then we won't discuss the 40# of black powder that I have on the shelf next to my O/A tanks, acetone and other potentially flammable whatnots....