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3 critically hurt in explosion on film set near Los Angeles

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Posted at 8:49 PM, Feb 02, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-02 22:08:30-05

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say three people on a film set were critically hurt in an explosion that sparked a grass fire near Los Angeles on Tuesday.

Officials say the blast was reported in a mixed use industrial neighborhood of Santa Clarita. Ambulances took three critical patients to hospitals.

Fire spread to a grassy hillside but firefighters were able to quickly douse the flames.

Los Angeles County Fire said that crews were dispatched to the scene at 4:45 p.m. local time.