A gas cooker has exploded at a Hawkes Bay school, injuring
one person, emergency services say.
Two fire engines and an ambulance arrived at Mayfair School
about midday and the injured adult was being treated at the
Napier fire station senior station officer Bryan Dunphy said
they were not yet sure of the cause, but a fire investigator
would look into whether it was due to human error or a faulty
Wellington Free Ambulance spokesman Daniel Paul said a
35-year-old person suffered burns to their shoulder, neck and
The injuries were not thought to be life-threatening.
- By Matthew Theunissen of APNZ and Corey Charlton of