One injured in Hastings school explosion

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Last updated 13:06 20/11/2012

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One person has been injured after a disposable gas canister exploded at a primary school in Hastings.

A Fire Service spokeswoman said a call for help was received from Mayfair School, Willowpark Road North about 12.30pm.

It is understood a 35-year-old woman has been taken to hospital with moderate injuries to her neck and shoulder.

The school's principal Tanya Bunny is expected to make comment later today.

The incident will be investigated by Fire Service staff.

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- The Dominion Post

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