Witnesses Describe Explosion Chaos Inside Plantation LA Fitness

Witnesses Describe Explosion Chaos Inside Plantation LA Fitness



continuing coverage out of plantation we hear from two people who were inside one of the businesses who was hit hardest by the blast dozens of people were working out inside of the LA Fitness in that shopping center when this explosion happened CBS 4s Mike Kuno spoke with some of them and he continues our team coverage from plantation this morning from inside the LA Fitness that sits adjacent to the plantation explosion you can hear the voice of Umberto DeMarco describe what he's seeing as if a bomb went off and segundo a facade for Manny it's being just how destructive the apparent gas explosion really was some were sent diving under gym equipment pieces of the ceiling started falling down and I ran over to another machine because it has a little more of a bench and I kind of ducked and got under that just trying to prevent things from falling down on me for others inside a true scare one father Steve buckler was at the gym with his young daughter I think I bolted right through the kids clubbed its you know get my little girl and all the windows were blown out in there and there was a lot of little kids in there so we kind of you know kind of got them off and then all the parents came in and you know we just got out of there as fast as possible both were taken in the hospital and later released most from the gym leaving their gym bags and other personal items inside the mangled LA Fitness many of their cars both inside and outside the parking garage are still there damaged sitting under debris a small price to pay after a very close call I'm just fortunate that you know I wasn't closer to an explosion and I wasn't injured at the time basically my Cuneo cbs4 news

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