2 Scouts hurt in Council Bluffs explosion Thursday, released from hospital


March 30th, 2014 by Ric Hanson

The Daily NonPareil report two Council Bluffs Boy Scouts who were burned in an explosion Thursday evening were released Saturday from St. Elizabeth Regional Medical Center in Lincoln. Jared Holcomb, a senior at Abraham Lincoln High School, and Scott Brown, a junior at Abraham Lincoln — were among a group of scouts who were working a project involving gun powder for a spring ceremony.

The explosion occurred at a home at 205 Kingsridge Drive. Fire officials said four other people suffered minor injuries.