Man hospitalized after vapor explosion in northest Houston

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by KHOU.com staff

khou.com

Posted on March 9, 2013 at 5:19 PM

Updated Friday, Oct 25 at 1:54 AM

HOUSTON – A man was hospitalized after an explosion Saturday in his garage in northeast Houston.

The incident happened at a home on Saltillo Street and Mesa Drive. Firefighters said when the homeowner opened the door to his garage a vapor buildup exploded giving him second-degree burns on his face and chest. The man’s condition has not been released.

CenterPoint Energy is investigating what caused the explosion, but they said the neighborhood is not in any danger.

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