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Three injured in propane tank explosion at VegFest in Bethlehem

Published On: Dec 24 2013 05:53:46 AM EST   Updated On: Sep 07 2013 06:17:18 PM EDT

propane explosion at VegFest


Three people were injured after a small propane tank exploded at VegFest in Bethlehem, according to crews at the scene.

The incident happened around 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the vegan event on the South Bethlehem Greenway.

Crews at the scene say the explosion caused the tank to propel into the air and caused a small fire at a tent.


Officials say three people received minor burn injuries. They were all workers at the same food stand.

The cause of the explosion remains under investigation.

Despite the accident, the event continued.