Home Explosion Sends One to The Hospital in Colleton Co., SC

COLLETON COUNTY, S.C. — One person was taken to the hospital Monday night after a home explosion in Colleton County, South Carolina.

Colleton County Fire-Rescue said initial reports indicate that work was being done on a gas line at the home in the town of Smoaks, prior to the explosion.

They said “booms” and “tremors” were reported from Walterboro to Orangeburg.

The victim was taken to a burn center and is reportedly in stable condition.

There is a large debris field due to the explosion.

Community Avenue between Flash Lane and Strawberry Farm Road will be closed until further notice.

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