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5 hurt, 3 critically, in Zippel Bay ice house blast

5 hurt, 3 critically, in Lake of the Woods ice house blast

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Five people were injured Sunday morning in an apparent propane explosion in an ice fishing house on the shore of Lake of the Woods at Zippel Bay, north of Williams, Minn.

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The accident occurred at about 8 a.m. in the privately owned building.

All five were transported to Lakewood Health Center in Baudette, Minn., and then airlifted to a burn center in Duluth, according to the Lake of the Woods Sheriff's Department.

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