CARL JUNCTION–A 12 year old and 10 year old have critical burns after a gas can explodes in Carl Junction.
Carl Junction Chief of Police Delmar Haase says they had a gas can in the back yard and were trying to burn something.
Somehow the can ignited and exploded around 12:00 this afternoon.
Both kids have critical burns and have been taken to a local hospital.
Carl Junction Schools released a statement this evening:
“This afternoon, two of our students (4th & 5th grade) were injured in an accident at their home. They have been transported to a Springfield hospital for treatment and care. Please keep these students and their family, friends, and teachers in your thoughts and prayers.”CJ Schools