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Eight injured in explosion and fire at Geneva stables

National News // June 14, 2018

Three people are seriously injured after an explosion and fire in a riding centre in Geneva. They were helicoptered to the Geneva cantonal hospital and the specialized burns unit at the Lausanne hospital.

pixabay Eight injured in explosion and fire at Geneva stables

Five more received treatment at the scene.

A loud bang was heard at the stables in Laconnex at around 10pm last night – followed by a fire.

The explosion seemed to come from a tank. Firefighters managed to put out the blaze before the stables suffered serious damage. No animals were hurt.

An investigation is now under way.

Tags: geneva, fire, stables

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