Father and son suffer significant burns in explosion

TWO men remain in hospital following an explosion at the weekend on a property at Coolana, near Ipswich.

Emergency services were called to the property on Sunday about 3pm after reports the men had tried to light a fire pit when it exploded.

The pair suffered significant burns to 20% of their bodies in the incident.

Both men are currently being treated in the Royal Brisbane and Women's Hospital burns unit.


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