- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 5, 2015

SOUTH KINGSTOWN, R.I. (AP) - Police have identified the two men who were injured and hospitalized after an explosion and fire at a South Kingstown home.

The Providence Journal reports (https://bit.ly/1MaoWPh ) that police found 27-year-old Brett Carrano, of West Warwick, and 25-year-old Dillon Kantlehner, of South Kingstown, lying across the street on a neighbor’s lawn on Friday morning.

They were taken to Rhode Island Hospital with severe burns. Hospital officials say Carrano is currently in critical condition and Kantlehner is in serious condition.

Authorities say the incident is under federal investigation as to whether it was connected to a possible drug lab.

South Kingstown police detectives and the Rhode Island State Fire Marshal are also investigating.


Information from: The Providence Journal, https://www.providencejournal.com

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