After a house explosion in Fountain Inn, SC yesterday morning, Kenneth Rhodes was airlifted to an area hospital for treatment of burns and other injuries. A fire followed the blast.
Kenneth Rhodes and Cheryl Nimmons were the only two people inside the home when the explosion occurred around 7:15 a.m. In an interview with 7News, Nimmons said she was in bed when the blast occurred and smoke started pouring into the room. She said she got down on the floor and crawled to safety.
Fountain Inn is located about 20 miles southeast of Greenville. The house, which was located in the Sprouse Farm Subdivision, was completely destroyed by the explosion and fire. Fire officials have not yet determined the source of the blast. An investigation is underway.
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