Man injured in Perry County fuel explosion

PERRY COUNTY, Pa. – An unidentified man is hospitalized following a natural gas explosion and fire at a Perry County home. It happened at about 3:30 p.m. at a farm home along the 1400 block of Pleasant Valley Road in Saville Township, near Elliottsburg.

The victim was reportedly standing near a stove at the time of the explosion. He was flown by helicopter to a trauma center. No word on his condition.