Fountains Explosion: Videos & Photos in Plantation, FL

Fountains Explosion: Videos & Photos in Plantation, FL


  A major explosion rocked the Fountains shopping center in Plantation, Florida, blowing out windows inside an LA Fitness business Dramatic videos and photos circulated on social media showed a large degree of damage and debris strewn around You can see them throughout this article.  It’s not yet clear how many people have been injured, but there were “multiple” patients, according to ABC News Debris was scattered throughout. Local10 reported that it’s believed to be a gas explosion, although authorities have not yet confirmed this information   The news site said that Plantation, Davie, Lauderhill, Coral Springs, and the Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue were all at the scene, and a triage area was set up  “Avoid the area of University Drive and Peter’s Road. Fire and PD are working an incident involving an explosion,” Plantation police wrote on Twitter, providing no additional details   Journalist Liane Morejon shared the following video and wrote that the explosion occurred across the street from the LA Fitness “Massive explosion at the Fountains in Plantation. This video was sent to me by my own cousin who was inside @LAFitness when it happened The explosion was across the street, and it still caused this much damage at the gym He’s ok,” she wrote. According to ABC News, windows were blown out of the LA Fitness, and “a building next door appeared completely destroyed, with debris strewn in all directions ” It’s not yet clear what was inside that building, however.   The police also wrote: “Plantation Police wants you to know about Police activity in the area of S University Dr & Peters Rd Please avoid the area. No action required… North bound traffic on University Drive shut down ”   Videos showed the scene, including windows blown out of the LA Fitness. Fire officials were treating people but it was unclear how many   Initial reports from NBC Miami had said the explosion was at the LA Fitness establishment  This post is being updated as more information is learned about the Fountains explosion in Plantation

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