Really terrible way to find out … Marissa Calligeros reports in the Sydney Morning Herald:
A member of the Royal Australian Air Force was seriously burnt when a portable toilet exploded in central Queensland [a few days ago].
The airman was using the toilet about 9.30 am when he lit a cigarette, a Department of Community Safety spokeswoman said.
‘‘It’s believed he was lighting a cigarette at the time.’’ The airman suffered third-degree burns to his head, face, arms, chest and airways, the spokeswoman said.
He was taken by ambulance to Rockhampton Hospital in a serious condition.
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