Caught on camera: Firefighter pelted by debris as truck tire explodes in Alabama

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The scene this (Tuesday) morning on Dauphin Avenue west of I-65 in Mobile, Alabama after a tire explodes on a burning truck as firefighters approach. No injuries reported.


The video shows the firefighter approaching the truck: as he walks towards it, a tire suddenly explodes. The blast sends him reeling as debris flies towards him. Another firefighter, still putting on his gear, was also close by. He moves a bit further away, as the first firefighter marches on to get the fire under control. Firefighters had the fire out in a matter of minutes.

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