3 people injured at wedding after DJ's special effects prop causes gas explosion

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Sunday, August 18, 2019
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Joe Torres has the details.

GARFIELD, New Jersey -- A gas explosion at a wedding reception injured three people.

The accident happened at a catering hall on Friday night.

Police say the DJ brought a carbon dioxide canister to use for special effects. The canister burst without warning and injured two men and a woman who were on the dance floor.

The 32-to 34-year-old victims were taken to a medical center.

Their injuries were not life-threatening. All were reported in stable condition.

The wedding was halted and the catering hall did not sustain significant damage.

An investigation into the explosion continues.

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