Propane Tank Rockets Into A Building in Virgina Caught on Cam

Posted by BrainlessHell on Dec. 19, 2012

Amherst, Virginia -- Bystanders witness the spectacular explosion of propane tank as firefighters 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 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 f

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