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Man pleads guilty to causing campfire explosion

Ryan Pepple
Ryan Pepple

MERRILL, Wis (WSAU) A Lincoln County man plead guilty yesterday to throwing a can of spray paint into a camp fire, causing a small explosion that injured four people. 20-year-old Ryan Pepple reached an agreement with prosecutors on one felony count and two misdemeanors. He'll be sentenced in October.

The incident happened last year during a party in the Town of Bradley. One of the victims had to be airlifted to a burn unit it Madison. Three others were treated and released.