Wheelchair explodes inside Winter Park home, sparks fire
No one injured in incident
WINTER PARK, Fla. – A motorized wheelchair exploded early Thursday inside a Winter Park home, sparking a fire, officials said.
The fire broke out around 2 a.m. on McKean Circle off Palmer Avenue.
According to authorities, the battery on the wheelchair may have caused the explosion.
A couple and two dogs inside the home were not injured.
Smoke caused extensive damage to the home, firefighters said.
The state fire marshal is investigating.
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