Palm Beach Gardens townhouse explosion severely burns woman

Palm Beach Gardens home in Westwood Gardens explodes in flames.

West Palm Beach, FL (JusticeNewsFlash.com)–Firefighters in Palm Beach Gardens responded to a large house fire which occurred after 2 p.m., on Tuesday at 5930 Golden Eagle Circle, in the Westwood Gardens town house community. Channel 5 News reported Palm Beach County Sheriff’s deputies and fire rescue officials are investigating the cause of the fire after a 911 call alerted emergency medical services to the fiery scene.

Emergency medical personnel transported a woman to St. Mary’s Medical Center for emergency medical treatment of severe burns to her upper body and face. Westwood Gardens is a large townhouse development, west of the Florida Turnpike, where homes are connected on a quad construction plan. Initial reports claim a large explosion ignited the blaze affecting at least two townhomes. When fire rescue arrived flames and smoke was billowing out of two residences.

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