Water park explosion injures 200

Authorities say more than 200 people were injured in a fire at a water park in Taiwan.

The New Taipei City fire department says an accidental explosion of an unknown powder set off the fire Saturday night near a performance stage where about 1,000 people were gathered for party.

Wang Wei-sheng, a liaison with the fire department command center, said 83 people had serious injuries and 131 others have light injuries.

Taiwan's Central News Agency reported the fire at the Formosa Water Park in New Taipei City near the island's capital was quickly brought under control.

It wasn't clear if the powder was part of a performance. The cause of the fire is being investigated.