Camping Accidents

Girl Scouts Burned in Explosion In Barnstead, New Hampshire, four Girl Scouts were injured after a makeshift cooking fuel can they were trying to refill exploded, spraying them with burning fuel. Two suffered serious burns and were hospitalized. The four kids ages 11 to 13 were among a group of about 75 Girl and Boy Scouts that had gathered at Camp Fatina. (USA Today, 9-15-2008, p. 13A) Van Backs Over Tent, Killing 4-Month-Old In Beaver Falls, Minnesota, a woman accidentally … Continue reading →