Three critically injured in propane explosion close to Perth


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A seven-year-old boy suffered severe burns after an explosion at a trailer park close to Perth Saturday evening through which three folks had been injured.

OPP and the native fireplace division had been referred to as to the scene at round 10:30 pm Saturday at a campground on Christie Lake North Shore Street simply outdoors of Perth after the reported explosion of aburied propane cylinder at a campfire.

Three folks, together with the seven yr previous had been transported to hospital for remedy.

The Workplace of the Fireplace Marshall was additionally contacted. The reason for the incident is below investigation. Anybody with data is requested to name police at 1-888-310-1122 or Lanark County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

OPP Const. Lori Lobinowich mentioned the accidents are thought of severe however there was no phrase Sunday morning if the three victims had been nonetheless in hospital. Police weren’t on the scene Sunday, Lobinowich mentioned.

Police had been nonetheless figuring out if the folks had been conscious of the buried propane cylinder.