ETTRICK — Two people were burned from a propane flash Monday at Ettrick Elementary School, the Trempealeau County sheriff’s office reported.
According to a news release:
The Trempealeau County Dispatch Center received a call about two people being burned at 10:38 a.m. Monday at the elementary school.
Officers determined that a propane system outside of the school was being assessed for scheduled maintenance.
During the assessment, a flash over occurred from an unknown source or leak.
Dale Anderson, 62, of Ettrick and Chad Longmair, 48, of Linwood, Minn., were transported to a La Crosse hospital.
Ettrick Fire Department and First Responders, Tri-State Ambulance and Medlink also responded to the incident, which is still under investigation by the sheriff’s office.