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Caught On Tape: Propane Tank Rockets Into A Building (*Warning: Sound*)

** Sound Warning - woman screams loudly **

Amherst, Virginia -- Bystanders witness the spectacular explosion of propane tank as firefighers and police battle the fire caused by a previous tank blowing up.

"The concussion was so strong that it shook the car and made me feel like i had gotten punched in the chest" said one of of the witnesses.

The fire and explosions involved two 1000 gallon propane tanks at a shopping center near Sweet Briar College in Amherst, Virginia. a BLEVE ( boiling liquid expanding vapor explosion) in one of those tanks around 9:00 PM EST.
One end of the tank blew into a dialysis center nearby and the other end rocketed 300 feet to the front of a restaurant. Firefighters had already evacuated the area. One firefighter had a cut to the face.


Video Description:
"As we got closer we saw that the propane tank behind the Dollar General had exploded and there were police cars and fire trucks everywhere. We sat watching the fire for a little while when the unthinkable happened. A second explosion occurred throwing flames up hundreds of feet into the air."


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Added: Dec-18-2012 Occurred On: Dec-17-2012
By: tubezzz
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Regional News, WTF
Tags: explosion, amherst, propane, explode
Location: United States (load item map)
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