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Trailers Filled with Fireworks Explode Killing One Person in Pennsylvania

One person dead in Zionsville
explosion and fire

Emergency crews are on the scene in Zionsville, Lehigh County after a tractor-trailer explosion.
(6ABC Philadelphia, YouTube)

FirefighterNation Staff

ZIONSVILLE, Pennsylvania – WPVI, 6ABC reported that one person was killed and another injured after two tractor-trailers filled with powerful fireworks were involved in a number of explosions in Zionsville, Lehigh County on Tuesday.

A.J. Molaee told WPVI that he was with his parents passing by the 8400 block of Orchard Road when he captured video of the aftermath.

Two trailers filled with fireworks somehow caught fire as the homeowner and another man were inside. A nearby shed also caught fire.