One injured in minor explosion in downtown Palm Springs


A person was taken to the hospital with minor injuries after a small explosion at a restaurant under construction in Palm Springs on Friday.

The incident happened a bit before 11 am at El Patron at the corner of Palm Canyon and Tahquitz Canyon in downtown Palm Springs, according to KESQ.

Authorities were called and the space was evacuated and portions of the streets surrounding the building were closed, according to KMIR.

No word on what caused the explosion.

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