ISLAND PARK, Long Island - A teenager was hurt when his bag caught fire on Long Island Friday morning.
The incident happened around 11 a.m., as the 16-year-old was in the backyard of a home on Waterford Road in Island Park. Authorities say something in the bag exploded, and he suffered burns on his back and arms.
He was airlifted to a local hospital, where he is being treated for non-life threatening injuries.
The cause of the explosion and fire is under investigation.