Gas tank explosion blows off front door of restaurant

Hallandale Beach Fire Rescue: Tank holding butane or propane

Published On: Dec 03 2012 12:05:02 PM EST   Updated On: Dec 03 2012 05:07:40 PM EST

A gas tank exploded outside a restaurant in Hallandale Beach and blew out its front door.

It happened in the 600 block of NE 8th Street in Hallandale Beach about 11:45 a.m. Monday.

People were inside the restaurant at the time but there were no injuries, according to Hallandale Beach Fire Rescue.

The tank was either holding propane or butane, said firefighters.