The New York State Police Department is investigating what caused an explosion that sent two people to the hospital.

According to police, Madison County 911 received a call just before 3 a.m. on Saturday morning with a report of a possible fire or explosion in one of the motel rooms at the Sharway Motel. When police responded, they found two individuals with severe burn injuries.

One of the victims was a 41-year-old male and the other was a 33-year-old female. Both were transported to SUNY Upstate for Medical Center in Syracuse for treatment. The investigation is ongoing.

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