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Gas Explosion At Northern IL Campgrounds

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Photos courtesy of Don Lewis Photos courtesy of Don Lewis

A gas explosion sent one person to the hospital and completely destroyed a trailer at Woodhaven Lakes Campground in Sublettt, Ill.

According to the Lee County Sheriff, a security guard noticed the smell of gas and found it was leaking from the trailer's propane tank.

The tank exploded and the security guard was burned on his arm and top of his head.

He was airlifted to the hospital.

The blast destroyed the trailer and also blew out some wall panels and windows of adjacent trailers.