Las Cruces, NM – Couple Injured in Propane Explosion Following Truck Fire

Las Cruces, NM (September 18, 2019) – Police have stated that two people were critically injured after a propane explosion that took place in Las Cruces. The incident was reported to have happened late Tuesday night, September 17th, at an unspecified time.

According to authorities, firefighters were called to the scene of a pickup truck on fire when the flames suddenly spread to a propane tank. The tank subsequently exploded, injuring both a 63-year-old man and a 58-year-old woman.

The flames were quickly extinguished and both victims were immediately rushed to a nearby hospital. They are listed in critical condition with injuries that may be life-threatening.

Investigators are still working to determine the cause of the fire.

Our thoughts are with the injured victims and their families at this time. We hope for their full recoveries.

Fires and Explosions in New Mexico

Las Cruces, NM – Couple Injured in Propane Explosion Following Truck Fire

The national average number of deaths due to fires in 2017 was 2.3 per 1,000 fires. 9.3 per 1,000 people were reported to have suffered injuries due to a fire in the same year. Fires and explosions in New Mexico tend to be tremendously serious and are often the result of another person’s negligent actions. In such a time, it is vital for victims to understand their rights protected by law.

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