Home explosion caught on video

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  1. LaserT

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    http://nypost.com/2015/02/24/new-jersey-home-explosion-leaves-people-critically-injured/

    The fire chief was about 50 feet from the unoccupied house, where workers suspected the gas was leaking, when a fireball burst into the sky and a shock wave knocked several people on their backs and pounded their eardrums. Glass, wood and insulation rained down; strands of pink fiberglass hung from the pine trees like wispy strands of cotton candy.

    “It happened so quickly, the explosion, debris all around us coming from nowhere,” Johnson said. “It knocked you off your feet, a shock wave, the concussion of it. It’s something I never want to experience again.”

    In that instant — captured on a police cruiser’s dashboard camera — 15 people were injured, two of them critically.

    Johnson was one of six firefighters and two emergency medical service technicians to sustain concussion-like injuries. All but one had been treated and released from hospitals by Tuesday evening. Seven gas company workers also were injured, including two critically who were within 20 feet of the house when it blew up.
     
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    Wish I was there, it looks like it was a blast!
     
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    gas leak + frozen ground = very very bad
     
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    The explosion actually raised property values throughout New Jersey.
     
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    Here is the video with sound in the beginning from the possible perpetrators (I have friends in the NJ Volunteer FD, glad no one got seriously injured:

     
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    That wasent an explosion. It was Chris Christe farting.
     
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    It's like the Freedom 90 video by George Michael.
     
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    Just another fucking thing in Jersey. I've been all around this country and ain't nowhere like here.
     
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    Damn, those gas explosions are nasty. They happen relatively often. Fortunately it's usually when people leave the house unoccupied.

    Was at home in bed one morning and was woken up by a shockwave and loud boom. Totally disoriented since I had been sleeping, but it was one of those where you sit bolt upright in bed with your eyes wide open.

    Sure enough, it was a gas explosion...like 20 miles away!!

    Oh, and as usual, the house was leveled.
     
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    On occasion my girlfriend wakes up to a sonic boom and shock wave. I then throw the covers over her head!
     
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    Looks like a KISS concert.
     
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    That's about 10 miles from me and I just talked to a friend who lives 2 blocks away and was home alone with her baby at the time.
    She said the explosion rocked the house and blew out a few windows, but other than peeing her pants a little, they're both fine and staying with family until the engineers can clear the house.

    Just imagine before the light bulb was invented natural gas (LP) was how most homes were lighted and the accidents were numerous.
     
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    Hello i smell gas sorry we cant get to u today, oppps owell
     
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    The first house we owned was built in 1900. They had gas lighting originally. There was still a gas jet on the 2nd floor. Old houses have a lot of character.
     
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    Were you home, and if so, did you hear and feel the boom??
     
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    No I was up North at work and had no idea this had happened until I saw LT's thread this morning.
    Then I made a few phone calls to check on my friends and got the scoop.

    The only thing left is a hole in the ground were a two story house once stood...

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    You see the size of the chicks panties flying through the air?
     
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    Holy fuck...