Two people were injured, one critically, after a hobby rocket explosion went wrong in Thousand Oaks Monday.

According to Ventura County, an experiment involving a hobby rocket taking place on the basketball courts at Madrona Elementary School, ended with a powerful explosion that sent one man to the hospital with life-threatening injuries.


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One person was transported in critical condition with life-threatening injuries and another was in minor condition, Capt. Mike Lindbery of VCFD said on his Twitter page. Lindbery said a nurse was at the scene and was able to start treatment immediately.

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The identities of the injured were not immediately available. Ventura County sheriff’s officials were investigating the incident.