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Two men burned in a propane explosion last week remain hospitalized.

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Jones County, MS(WDAM)- Two Jones County men burned in a propane explosion last week remain hospitalized.

Billy Ray Herrington, 64 of Laurel, and his son in law Tommy Sharp, 33 of Ponchatoula, Louisiana were injured when their camper blew up. Family members say, Sharp is out of the ICU and recovering, but his father in law is still in critical condition.

Herrington remains on a ventilator and suffers from pneumonia. According to family members,  Herrington bought the trailer a week ago and the son- in- law came to look at it.

Officials say, the fire was caused by a leak in a propane tank. Neither of the victims has insurance and are asking for donations. 

An account has been set up at regions bank. Donations will be taken at any branch.

Donations can also be mailed to: 67 Walt Culpepper Road, Laurel, MS 39443.

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