Details are just coming in about a gas explosion in Florida.
Breaking: Injuries reported after a gas explosion at The Fountains Shopping Center in Plantation, Florida. pic.twitter.com/frwFq2XS64
— Alphidius 🇺🇸🇺🇸🇺🇸 (@AlfidioValera) July 6, 2019
Here’s what we know so far. It happened around noon at The Fountains shopping center in Plantation.
Gas explosion 800 blk SUD multiple patients
— Plantation Fire (@PlantationFire) July 6, 2019
Images that are starting to come in are shocking.
Fire departments from Plantation, Davie, Lauderhill, Coral Springs, and Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue are all on the scene. A triage area has been set up.
Plantation Fire Rescue said on that there are multiple patients.
“A bomb just went off,” a man says in a video sent into the local media.
Footage coming in shows heavy damage to the LA Fitness and nearby buildings. The shopping center on South University Drive and Peters Road.
There’s also debris and shattered widows throughout the area and the parking lot. Reporters indicate that items were blown as far as 100 yards from the building.
Roads in the area have also been shut down.
We will bring you updates as they become available.