WILTON MANORS, FLA. (WSVN) - One person has been transported to the hospital after an explosion in Wilton Manors.
“The whole house, the whole building shook,” said a resident.
The fireball blew out the windows, doors and walls of a second story apartment at Manor Grove Village off of Andrews Avenue around 11 a.m., Tuesday morning.
“From the outside, it looked like anybody couldn’t have survived that explosion,” said a resident.
Firefighters said they pulled one man from the rubble, conscious but severely burned.
According to investigators, the man was painting a bathroom when…
“There wasn’t proper ventilation at the time, and whatever products he was using in that bathroom are what ignited,” said Fort Lauderdale Fire Rescue Battalion Chief Steven Gollan.
The remodeling went wrong, leaving a destructive path but was an accident that could have turned out much worse.
The man is recovering from those burns at Broward General, Tuesday afternoon.
Police are looking into whether or not this remodeling was permitted.
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