Gas explosion injures 3 at New Jersey wedding reception

GARFIELD, New Jersey (WABC) -- A gas explosion at a wedding reception injured three people 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 who were on the dance floor.

The 32-to 34-year-old victims were taken to Hackensack University Medical Center. Their injuries are not life-threatening. All were reported in stable condition.

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

An investigation into the explosion continues.

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