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Propane explosion near Perth, Ont., causes serious injuries

OPP were called to assist local fire departments just before 10:30 p.m. on Saturday. Global News

Three individuals, including a two children, were injured following an explosion at a campground outside of Perth on July 4.

OPP were called to assist local fire departments just before 10:30 p.m. on Saturday.

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The incident occurred at a campground on Christie Lake North Shore Road and was reported as the explosion of a buried propane cylinder at a campfire.

On July 8, OPP clarified that a seven-year-old boy is still in hospital being treated for serious burns, while a six-year-old girl was transported to hospital and treated for minor burns. A 42-year-old man was also treated in hospital for minor injuries.

Officers attended, along with paramedics and air ambulance transportation.

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An investigation into the cause of the explosion is still ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to call police.

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