Source: Thornton Fire Department TwitterSource: Thornton Fire Department TwitterA wood floor business owner in Thornton, Colo., was injured after chemicals stored in the back of his van spontaneously combusted, according to Denver 7.

Heat inside the van is being blamed for the explosion, which occurred just before 7:15 a.m. on June 9, according to the report. The business owner was taken to a hospital following the accident, and his condition has not yet been reported.

The fire in the van spread to a car parked next to it, which belonged to the business owner’s girlfriend.


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