Fire Prevention Officer Kristy-Lynn Pankhurst recovering after home fire/explosion in Scugog.

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One of the injured firefighters in the fire and explosion in Scugog is OMFPOA member Kristy-Lynn Pankhurst.   Kristy-Lynn is suffering from a concussion and is on crutches due a muscle injury in her leg.  Two other firefighters suffered minor injuries and all have been released from the hospital.

Kristy-Lynn is in good spirits and knows that all of us at OMFPOA and in the Fire Service are here to support her.

The explosion was captured by a by-standard and can be seen at the link below.

Three firefighters injured after house explosion north of Port Perry (VIDEO)