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5 burned at campfire in Michigan's Upper Peninsula

CORNELL TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) -- Authorities say an explosion at a weekend campfire in the Upper Peninsula left five people with burns, including three who remain hospitalized.

The Mining Journal of Marquette and the Daily Press of Escanaba report that three of those injured in the early Sunday morning explosion in Delta County's Cornell Township were hospitalized Tuesday at the Columbia St. Mary's Regional Burn Center in Milwaukee.

Investigators say someone threw oil on the fire, causing the blast.

Authorities say 28-year-old Josh Reynolds and 29-year-old Jamie Walker of the Grand Rapids-area community of Wyoming were hospitalized along with 22-year-old Randy Loveless of Skandia. Details on their conditions weren't being released.

The sheriff's department says 25-year-old Michael Tuyls of Cornell and a 16-year-old girl from Gladstone were treated at an Escanaba hospital and released.

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