Father, son injured after lawn mower explodes

Posted: Thursday, July 3, 2014 --- 6:25 a.m.

TOWN OF MAINE, Wis. (AP) -- An Outagamie County father and his teenage son are hospitalized after a lawn mower exploded.

WLUK-TV reports (http://bit.ly/1lBMBFM) the pair was working on the lawn mower at about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Town of Maine when the fuel ignited.

Both were burned, and the father had to be airlifted to a Madison hospital. The son was taken by ambulance to Theda Clark Medical Center in Neenah.

Their conditions aren't being released.

Investigators are still trying to find the cause of the explosion.

Copyright 2014: Associated Press


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