1 injured in Las Vegas explosion

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1 Injured in Las Vegas Explosion


LAS VEGAS, Nev. -- Authorities responded to a fire and reports of multiple explosions Tuesday at a hot air balloon rental company near the Las Vegas Strip.

KSNV reported the explosion happened when a pilot was refilling a propane tank. Authorities evacuated nearby buildings.

One injury was reported, and the balloon company told KSNV that injury was to the pilot. KVVU reports the injured person was taken to the hospital for burns.

Tweets, photos, and more video from the scene:
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1 injured in Las Vegas explosion
Explosion in front of my building #LasVegas http://t.co/CkaHlaM1Yr
Breaking from Vegas, propane explosion just off the Strip at Las Vegas balloon rental. http://t.co/R87BJCAZov
My developing story on the huge propane explosion behind the Las Vegas Strip http://t.co/tPT2F70usB http://t.co/r35XFsR4K3
UPDATE: -Balloon business confirms "incident" -"Customer-facing" part not affected http://t.co/Pr6ofyxDew http://t.co/2jhDnYUmRP
Correcting: Word of one injury in "Las Vegas Balloons" explosion/fire. Not life-threatening. @News3LV
#BREAKING: Explosion, Massive Fire Near #LasVegas Strip http://t.co/99aWvXqez7 http://t.co/4bCYxlLBRw
Video of the propane explosion, recorded by witness David Johnson on his phone camera. Story- http://t.co/tPT2F70usB http://t.co/Wg78pMUUCD
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