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2 Injured In Wash. Trailer Explosion

EPHRATA, Wash. (AP) - Grant County officials say two people were seriously hurt when their camping trailer exploded at a recreational vehicle park near Ephrata, Wash.
    
County Fire District 13 Chief Shane Heston said the man and woman reportedly were using the trailer as a permanent residence. Both were inside when it exploded early Tuesday but were able to escape. Heston called their injuries severe but not life-threatening.
    
Sheriff's Chief Deputy Ryan Rectenwald says they were treated by medics and later drove themselves to a hospital.
    
The trailer was destroyed.
    
Rectenwald tells iFIBER One News that the explosion was likely caused by a propane tank used for heating.

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