Explosion at Kings Meadows

July 24, 2023 5:03 am in by

Emergency services have been called to a fire at Kings Meadows.

Crews got the call to Janet Street around 5.30pm Sunday night, July 23, following reports of an explosion.

Four people were located at the premises.

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A 49-year-old man had extensive burns to his face and body and was transported to Launceston General Hospital, and then to Hobart via air ambulance.

The man is in a critical but stable condition.

Two children aged five and nine, as well as a 17-year-old suffered non-life threatening injuries.

Preliminary investigations indicated the fire and explosion was accidental.