Missoula Police investigate bonfire explosion


MISSOULA, Mont. - After suffering significant burns to his face, chest, hands, and head, a 19-year-old man was rushed to a local hospital and then transported to Salt Lake City.

Missoula police say fire and ambulance crews responded to the 600-block of South Fifth East at 12:30 a.m. on Monday, where the male was reportedly at a bonfire. Police say an accelerant was thrown into the fire.

Police are continuing to investigate. No updates on the man's condition were available on Tuesday.