House explodes in West Bay

| 15/10/2011

(CNS): Police have now confirmed that one man is in hospital and one woman in custody following a house explosion which occurred in the early hours of Saturday morning (15 October). Shortly after 1.00 am the RCIPS received a report of a domestic altercation in Fig Close, West Bay. A man at that location told police that his girlfriend was smashing up the house. When officers arrived at the scene  there was an explosion within the house after  the woman threw a propane tank at the man which exploded inside the property. The man was taken to hospital where he is being treated for serious burns.(PhotoDennieWarrenJr)

The woman, aged 50, sustained a cut to her hand and has been arrested on suspicion of arson and assault. The house was almost completely destroyed and a police vehicle was also damaged in the explosion.





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  1. Anonymous says:

    Oh Dear is right. It states that the propane tank was thrown after officers arrived on the scene. This story could have been really ugly if one of those officers was killed or badly injured in the explosion.

  2. Anonymously IRON CLAD says:

    Holy Krap… 50 years old… and I thought I was IRON CLAD!!

    It's gotta be either the Hollywood guys capitalizing on the WB up-n-coming Actors and filming a scene for a high-'impact' action movie without a permit…. or our first case of terrorism.

  3. Anonymous. says:

    Abuse shelter in Cayman for women but none for men………..i guess the prison and hospital are considered shelters, poor men!!!

  4. Anonymous says:

    Only in the WB.

  5. Anonymous says:

    Wild wild west…

  6. Anonymous says:

    Well Well – what's next to happen:  West BayersI beg you  try stop immitating "HELL" in West Bay

    Many years ago  West Bayers invited HELL to be a part of their district by allowing  a particular place to be called "HELL"   The Bible tells us that our words is life and they can also be death. Try get rid of hell, and see if that will make  a difference.   Not that West Bayers are bad people -No!!!.Some of my best friends are West Bayers, but I strongly believe  that you should get rid of HELL. Don't entertain    the words among you all any  longer

  7. Anonymous says:

    He lucky only the house blew up.


  8. Anonymous says:

    There are so many abused women here in Cayman without almost no protection besede what they can do for themselves. Some women are treated less than dogs. Our church is now going to be having meetings on abused women and men , but I fail to believe that there are any abused men unless its those convenient marriages, and that should be what thy get.

  9. Scared Girl says:

    Oh Dear is correct. Smh smh.

  10. Knot S Smart says:

    Oh Dear…