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3 Injured After DJ's Carbon Dioxide Tank Explodes At NJ Wedding

August 17, 2019 - 1:51 pm

GARFIELD, N.J. (AP) -- Authorities say a carbon dioxide tank being used by a disc jockey at a New Jersey wedding exploded, injuring three people on the dance floor. reports that Garfield police say the tank exploded shortly after 11 p.m. Friday at the Venetian.

Deputy Chief Ron Polonkay said the 32- to 34-year-old victims were taken to Hackensack University Medical Center with injuries not considered life-threatening.

All were reported in stable condition.

The wedding was halted. Officials said the Venetian itself was undamaged.

Compressed air cylinders and CO2 tanks are sometimes used at weddings to create a "cloud" effect for the couple's dances, according to