Man injured after explosion at Irondale home - WBRC FOX6 News - Birmingham, AL

Man injured after explosion at Irondale home

Investigators say the homeowner smelled gas from a vehicle and went into his garage. Something ignited the fuel, causing the home to explode. Investigators say the homeowner smelled gas from a vehicle and went into his garage. Something ignited the fuel, causing the home to explode.
IRONDALE, AL (WBRC) -

Firefighters in Irondale just wrapped up at the scene of a home that exploded. The incident started around 2 a.m. at a house in the 5200 block of Goldmar Drive.

Investigators say the homeowner smelled gas from a vehicle and went into his garage. Something ignited the fuel, causing the home to explode.

The victim is at UAB Hospital. We are told he has sustained burns to 40% of his body.

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