A woman sustained serious burns in a home explosion this morning [Monday] at 137 Illinois Street in Camdenton.
Firefighters arrived on scene at 8:13AM and found the single story duplex heavily involved in fire.
An adult female and a small child were in the residence at the time of the explosion but managed to escape the home before crews arrived.
She was transported from the scene to Lake Regional Hospital before being flown to University Hospital in Columbia. The child was uninjured.
The cause of the blaze is being investigated by the state fire marshal.