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Butane Honey Oil Lab explosion had 2 people flown to hospital

Two people in Burney were flown to the hospital and an infant was taken to a medical center after a Butane Honey Oil Lab exploded in a travel trailer.

Posted: Mar 29, 2021 10:04 PM
Updated: Mar 30, 2021 4:28 PM

UPDATE: 4:25 p.m. Tuesday, March 30, 2021 - The Burney Police Department provided an update on two people who suffered severe burns in a Butane Honey Oil Lab explosion over the weekend.

Police said Colt Graham suffered minor injuries but denied medical attention and returned back to Burney. Ashley Stewart, received injuries to her arms, hands, and lower legs.

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BURNEY, Calif. - Two people suffered severe burns in a Butane Honey Oil Lab explosion in Burney on Saturday night, Shasta County Sheriff’s said.

Deputies spoke with Colt Graham, 38, and Ashley Stewart, 20, before they were flown to UC Davis Medical Center for severe burns.

Burney Fire District and deputies from Shasta County Sheriff’s Office Burney Station responded to Lamplighter Mobile Home Park at 38295 Johnson Park.

Multiple reported a male and female and their infant child. The infant was not in the same part of the trailer as the explosion.

The infant was evaluated at the Mercy Medical Center and was taken into protective custody by Shasta County Children and Family Services.

Deputies found evidence associated with Butane Honey Oil manufacturing and the Shasta Interagency Narcotics Task Force was contacted and took over the investigation, which is ongoing.

The travel trailer was severely damaged from the explosion.

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