Person injured when propane tanks explode in homeless camp

BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — Bellingham police say one person was injured when several small propane tanks exploded at a homeless camp.

Bellingham firefighters reported the fire just after 7:30 a.m. Sunday.

They found several small propane tanks had exploded with several more threatened nearby.

One person there was taken to a local hospital but the extent of their 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.