Several Injured in Sunny Isles Beach (FL) Explosion

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WSVN-TV – 7NEWS Miami Ft. Lauderdale News, Weather, Deco

UPDATE, 2 p.m.: According to WSVN, the number of victims has been revised down to six.

A firefighter on the scene told reporters that two people were also trapped in an elevator stuck on the third floor.

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ORIGINAL POST: News reports indicated that more than 30 people were injured in an explosion today in Sunny Isles Beach in Miami-Dade County, Florida.

The explosion occurred at the Chateau Beach residence just before noon Friday, according to WSVN. A total of 34 people were reported injured, with nine of them in critical condition. Miami-Dade firefighters responded to the scene.

The suspected explosion reportedly occurred on the rooftop of the structure. Large pieces of concrete from a side wall reportedly fell from the building, injuring pedestrians.

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