Authorities in Lebanon respond to camper explosion on southeast side

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UPDATE – Authorities were dispatched to the blaze at around 7:00 p.m. Sunday.

The victim, identified as a 42-year-old male, had received burns on over 50 percent of his body. The camper was approx. 8 ft. by 16 ft. and was destroyed by the fire. The car that the fire spread to was also destroyed.

The fire is believed to have originated within the camper’s propane system.

We will continue to update this story as we receive more details.

Original Story: 

LEBANON, Ind. – Authorities are responding to a camper fire on the southeast side of Lebanon.

Crews reportedly arrived to the 800 block of Jackson st. to find an camper on fire. An adult male was inside the camper and was transported to Eskenazi Hospital with severe burns.

The fire was brought under control in 15 minutes, but it also spread to a vehicle.