Gas explosion injures 3 at New Jersey wedding reception

GARFIELD, New Jersey -- Three people were injured after a gas explosion at a wedding reception in New Jersey.

The accident happened at the Venetian Catering Hall in Garfield on Friday night.

Police say the DJ brought a carbon dioxide canister to use for special effects. The canister burst without warning and injured two men and a woman on the dance floor.

The victims, all in their thirties, were taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The wedding was stalled. The Venetian did not sustain significant damage.

Authorities are still investigating the cause of the explosion.
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