The Tahoka Police Department stated that one person was injured in an RV fire and explosion on Monday, March 21.

The explosion occurred just after noon in the 1300 block of South 3rd St in Tahoka.

The victim, 30-year-old Juan Manuel Calsoncit, was working on the water heater of the recreational vehicle by himself when it exploded.

By the time firefighters arrived, the RV was fully engulfed in flames.

Calsoncit was transported to UMC where he is listed in critical condition.

The RV was destroyed in the blaze.