AVALON (CBSLA) — Two people were injured in Avalon on Saturday morning after a propane tank aboard a sailboat exploded.

The victims were airlifted to the Torrance Hospital Burn Unit in unknown condition.

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Firefighters were dispatched just after 11 a.m. to a boat at Moonstone Beach on Santa Catalina Island, according to the Los Angeles County Fire Department.

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The U.S. Coast Guard also responded to the scene.

The cause of the explosion is under investigation.

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