Police: Boy burned when bug spray rolls into fire, explodes

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Posted: Aug 21, 2017 2:07 AM

BILLERICA, Mass. (AP) — Police in Massachusetts say a young boy suffered serious burns to his legs when a can of bug spray rolled into a campfire and exploded.

Police say the boy was flown Saturday night from Billerica (bihl-RIH'-kuh) to a hospital in Boston for treatment. WBZ-TV reports that the boy is 12 years old and suffered second-degree burns.

Billerica police say detectives and fire officials are investigating the explosion.