Close Call for UK Firefighters in House Explosion

West Yorkshire FRS firefighters caught in explosion

Published Friday, July 15, 2011

WestYorkshireFRS - Seconds after West Yorkshire firefighters moved people from their homes in Castleford, an explosion tore through the row.The explosion was caused by interference with an overhead electricity line by thieves attempting to steal the copper conductor.

Huddersfield Examiner: Amazing footage of house explosion as fire brigade, police and utilities spell out dangers of metal theft.

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