- Associated Press - Tuesday, May 12, 2015

FLORENCE, Ala. (AP) - Authorities say a northwest Alabama man is in critical condition after an explosion at his house.

Lauderdale County Sheriff’s Sgt. Brad Potts tells the TimesDaily of Florence (https://bit.ly/1QGbKRz ) the man was using a grinder while he was trying to make a smoker out of a 55-gallon barrel and it exploded Monday afternoon.

The man was taken to Eliza Coffee Memorial Hospital and was later transferred to Vanderbilt Hospital.


Information from: TimesDaily, https://www.timesdaily.com/

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