Officials report 'multiple patients' after explosion at Florida shopping center

Officials report 'multiple patients' after explosion at Florida shopping center
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Authorities in Florida say multiple people were injured in a gas explosion at a strip mall Saturday afternoon.

Photographs and videos reported by various news outlets show extensive damage to The Fountains, a shopping center in Plantation, Fla., where a gas explosion reportedly occurred around noon. An LA Fitness location was among multiple businesses damaged in the explosion.

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The city's fire department tweeted that there were "multiple patients," though no additional information on victims was immediately available.

Video taken of the aftermath shows parking lots and other areas covered in debris as fire alarms continue to blare.

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