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1 severely burned in Vero Beach food truck explosion

Victim flown to Orlando hospital after explosion at Riverside Park
Food truck after explosion at Riverside Park in Vero Beach
Posted at 12:00 PM, May 14, 2022
and last updated 2022-05-14 20:37:06-04

VERO BEACH, Fla. — One person was severely burned when a food truck exploded at a seafood festival Saturday morning in Vero Beach.

Vero Beach police said the truck was at the festival in Riverside Park when the explosion occurred.

The burn victim was flown to Arnold Palmer's Hospital for Children in Orlando for treatment.

Food truck explosion at Riverside Park in Vero Beach
One person was taken to an Orlando hospital after this food truck exploded at Riverside Park in Vero Beach.

Indian River County Fire Rescue and the state fire marshal's office were at the park conducting an investigation.

The cause of the explosion wasn't immediately known.

No other injuries were reported and the seafood festival remained open.