Explosion in Juarez caused while man tried to make coffee


A pot of coffee led to an explosion in South Central Juarez Monday morning.

The explosion happened at about 5 a.m. in the Colonia Vistas de Las Cumbres neighborhood, the Juarez Fire Department said.

A man in his late 60s was trying to make coffee and when he lit the match it started an explosion. It is unknown what was the source of gas.

The explosion destroyed the second floor of the two-story house and sent bricks flying towards four other homes and several vehicles. 

The man was sent to an area hospital with burns throughout his body. 

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