Person injured in Nelson explosion

  • 28/12/2015
Person injured in Nelson explosion

One person has been taken to hospital with serious burns after an explosion at a Nelson sleepout.

Emergency services responded to several calls of an explosion at a house in Stoke this afternoon, and arrived to find a person with serious burns.

There was no fire at the house, but the fire service says there is evidence of an explosion in a sleepout.

Paramedics treated the injured person and transported them to hospital.