Arson investigation underway after southwest Miami-Dade fire

Motive of the fire remains unknown

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MIAMI-DADE COUNTY, Fla. – An explosion that occurred at 1: 43 a.m. Monday in the 13300 block of Southwest 282 Street is being investigated by the Miami-Dade Police Department and Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.

Debris was projected into neighboring residences due to the explosion, which caused structural damage to the victim’s home, authorities said.

The motive for the explosion remains under investigation.

No injuries were reported.