Mr. Sparky

MANATEE- A Palmetto gas explosion occurred this evening at 9th Ave E.

According to reports the fire orginated in the garage. When EMS arrived on the scene the fire was running out of the garage door and up through the attic.

The fire is extinguished and the family escaped safely

No injuries are being reported at this time.

The source of the explosion is unknown. Stick with SNN for the very latest.