BELLINGHAM — One person was injured when several small propane tanks exploded at a homeless camp in Bellingham, police said.
KOMO-TV reports Bellingham firefighters reported the fire just after 7:30 a.m. Sunday in the area of Barkley and Brandywine, officials said. There they found several small propane tanks had exploded with several more threatened nearby.
One person there was taken to a hospital, but the extent of the injuries was not given.
Firefighters were able to stabilize the situation, and the scene was considered stable about an hour later.
Investigators haven’t said yet exactly how the explosions were triggered.