Seven family members were injured, including a child, when fire broke out in a house due to LPG cylinder blast at Bagnan in Howrah district on Sunday.

Local Baganpur Gram Panchayat Pradhan Ashish Rahman said the seven were taken to Uluberia Hospital and they included a 12-year old boy.

He said the fire broke out when the LPG exploded and the seven suffered burn injuries.

A Fire Brigade official said three fire tenders rushed to the house to put off the flames in one hour time.