ALAMEDA (CBS SF) — Two women suffered life-threatening injuries Sunday afternoon at Robert Crown Memorial State Beach in Alameda when an aerosol can placed near a hot barbecue exploded, fire officials said.

The explosion was reported at 1:38 p.m. on the 600 block of Westline Drive, according to Alameda Fire Capt. James Colburn.

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The women were taken by helicopter to Santa Clara Valley Medical Center for treatment.

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No other injuries were reported.

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