Diesel tank explosion injures 1 in Doral

Doral diesel tank explosion (WPLG)

DORAL, Fla. – A diesel tank explosion at a Doral warehouse injured one person Tuesday morning, according to Miami-Dade Fire Rescue.

According to an MDFR spokesperson, crews responded to the 8800 block of Northwest 35th Lane just after 7:45 a.m. and found multiple hazardous materials inside the two-story warehouse.

As firefighters assessed the building for damages, they found that the explosion had damaged the office area and blew a hole in the roof of the warehouse, officials said.

Medics treated the injured person at the scene.

Officials were still investigating the cause as of late Tuesday morning.

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