Explosion in Lakewood sends 3 to Harborview

An explosion in the Tillicum neighborhood of Lakewood has sent three people to Harborview Medical Center with burns, according to West Pierce Fire & Rescue.

West Pierce Fire was called to the 15200 block of Fern Street Southwest about 8:22 p.m., department spokeswoman Jenny Weekes said.

Lakewood police are handling the investigation, Weekes said.

Lakewood police tweeted about 9:30 p.m. that there was nothing suspicious about the explosion, which happened in an RV.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

Kenny Ocker: 253-597-8627, @KennyOcker

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