LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — One man was injured after being burned in an explosion at a Koreatown apartment early Tuesday.
The explosion just after midnight caused a fire that was contained to one apartment in the 800 block of South Ardmore Avenue in Koreatown.READ MORE: High-Powered Winds Whip Through Southland, Bringing Cold Weather And Dust Advisories
Police say the explosion was an accident, after initial reports that it was caused by a drug lab. No criminal elements or evidence of a drug lab were found at the scene.READ MORE: Grant's 2 Goals Lead Anaheim Ducks' 5-1 Rout Of Tampa Bay
The sole resident of the apartment was treated at the scene for light burns and he was not arrested.MORE NEWS: Omicron Surge Still Raging In Southland, Despite Decline In Other Parts Of Country
A stretch of South Ardmore Avenue was closed for a short time during the investigation.