Brownsville, TX – The Brownsville Herald – Authorities are investigating the cause of a Monday night gas explosion that sent three Southmost-area men, to local hospitals.
Brownsville Fire Chief Lenny Perez said three men were injured in the explosion, including one that was seriously burned.
Dispatch records show that a fire with injuries was reported at a small structure behind a home on 34 Encino Street at 8:24 p.m. Monday.
Although the cause of the fire remains under investigation, Perez said firefighters believe the men were changing a propane tank when the explosion happened.
The homes owner declined an interview, but neighbors said the men were installing a gas stove in a guest home behind the main house.