Police and firefighters are investigating an explosion at a Florida shopping plaza that injured multiple people.
The explosion happened Saturday morning at a shopping center in Plantation, west of Fort Lauderdale. The blast sent large pieces of debris about 100 yards across the street.
The Plantation fire and police departments said on Twitter that the street was closed to traffic. The fire department called it a gas explosion with “multiple patients.” Windows were shattered and debris was scattered throughout the area and parking lot.
Nearby roads were shut down after the explosion. No other details were immediately known.
Breaking: Injuries reported after a gas explosion at The Fountains Shopping Center in Plantation, Florida. pic.twitter.com/frwFq2XS64
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