On Saturday, the city of Plantation, Florida was rocked by a colossal explosion at The Fountains shopping center, which authorities have alternately described as either a generator or a gas explosion.
An explosion has been reported at the LA Fitness in Plantation, FL — Broward County. Plantation Fire Rescue confirm… https://t.co/kamDtEWY9D— Jossie Carbonare (@Jossie Carbonare) 1562431330.0
Footage from inside the LA Fitness gym that anchors the shopping center showed horrified patrons evacuating and stepping around the wreckage of the front lobby:
Video from inside the LA Fitness after explosion.. University and Peters Road.. Avoid area.. Multiple injuries… https://t.co/wUUqv9IBTq— Jeff Weinsier (@Jeff Weinsier) 1562430709.0
Other footage shows locals wandering around rubble-strewn parking lots that look like a battlefield:
More video from the LA Fitness explosion that occurred in Plantation, FL. Credit: cemfx via Instagram. https://t.co/na6AxR8CPA— Brennan Prill ⚡︎ (@Brennan Prill ⚡︎) 1562431112.0
Crazy explosion at LA Fitness in Plantation, hope everybody is ok🙏🏼 https://t.co/DhoZKOw1Tz— Bash (@Bash) 1562430061.0