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PALMYRA TOWNSHIP — Two Pennsylvania Game Commission employees were hurt Monday while trying to contain a fire at a shooting range in Pike County.

The fire at a range in Palmyra Township is being blamed on the illegal use of exploding rifle targets. 

According to the ranges maintenance crew, the fire started around 3:00 p.m. on a target backstop.  Crews were trying to put it out when an exploding target on the ground near the fire detonated.

Both men were taken to a hospital and treated for burns.

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