EMS TopicsNewsVideos

Explosion caught on camera: Oxygen tank blows up during house fire in New Hope, AL knocking down firefighters.

Click here to follow STATter911.com on Facebook (hit “like”)

Jeff Gray from WHNT-TV in Huntsville, Alabama had the camera rolling this morning when an explosion at a house fire on Highway 431 in New Hope knocked down three firefighters. Gray reports the firefighters were shaken but not injured.

Ty Watwood, WHNT-TV:

An oxygen tank is what caused the fireball. Three firefighters were knocked to the ground and two of them were seen crawling away from the home.

Fire departments from New Hope and Owens Cross Roads responded to the home around 1:30 a.m.

A fire marshal on scene said the homeowner was cooking when a grease fire erupted in the kitchen.

Related Articles

Back to top button