POMPANO BEACH (CBSMiami) – One person was hospitalized on Monday following a small explosion caused by a gas leak in Pompano Beach.
It happened at a business in a shopping plaza in the 1400 block of Atlantic Boulevard.READ MORE: Family, Friends Gathered To Remember Erika Verdecia, Convicted Killer Charged In Her Murder
The area surrounding the shopping plaza was evacuated as a precaution.READ MORE: COVID-19 Testing Sites In South Florida
Pompano Beach Fire Rescue says they received a call several days ago about a gas leak and they were able to cap it.
One person suffered burns and was hospitalized.MORE NEWS: COVID-19 Vaccination Sites In South Florida
Officials were able to cut the gas line.