Leon County drug agents are sending a warning tonight about the danger of inhalants.
A Tallahassee man is still in the burn unit at Tampa General, investigators think he blew up his family's home while inhaling propane.
Investigators say the problem of inhalants doesn't appear to be on the rise, but it's a dangerous way to get high, and it's particularly popular among teen-agers.
Fire investigators say propane caused the explosion at a home near Lake Jackson last month. And their investigation indicates Chris Somerset was using propane in an attempt to get high.
Authorities say other inhalants are more common, but they can all be dangerous and occasionally deadly.
Chris Somerset was taken to Tampa General the evening of the explosion, and we understand he has remained there, still in critical condition ever since.
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Source: http://www.departments.dsu.edu/student_services/ra_projects/huffing.htm (Dakota State University Web site) contributed to this report.
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