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AC technician injured after explosion at Kendall home

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SOUTHWEST MIAMI-DADE, Fla. (WSVN) -- An air conditioning technician was injured after an explosion occurred while he was working at a South Florida home, Monday.

Officials said the explosion happened just after 8 a.m., when a worker was servicing an AC unit near Southwest 144th Court and 85th Street in Kendall.

The homeowners said they were able to get help quickly from a police officer who lives next door. "My wife heard the explosion," said homeowner Luis. "She called 911 right away, and we have our next door neighbor, he's an officer. He gave me the first aid."

The technician suffered injuries to his hands.

Officials are investigating the cause of the blast.

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