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3 hurt after explosion at Chicago carnival

June 19, 2010 4:59:30 PM PDT
Three people were hurt when a butane canister exploded at a South Side carnival Saturday afternoon.The 8-ounce canister was inside a hot dog stand at the carnival taking place in the Back-Of-The-Yards neighborhood.

The incident happened just after 2 p.m.

According to a fire department spokesperson, the three victims were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

There was no word on what may have caused the canister to explode.


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