Exploding propane tank hurls blazing wood beam past firefighter, Michigan video shows

A 100-pound propane tank contained in a garage that was containing a Michigan fire was thrown into flames just moments after firefighters arrived to save the home.Plainfield firefighters responded to the three-alarm fire alarm early Sunday morning. According to a social media release, the garage was nearly completely engulfed and spread quickly to the rest.Plainfield firefighter Pat DuVall captured and uploaded the incident to Youtube via dashcam.DuVall is heard inside the vehicle as a firefighter assessing the situation and dispatching additional first responders.DuVall was walking towards the house seconds later. Video shows that DuVall steps onto the front lawn at the same time as an audible blast and a blinding ball if fire explodes from the garage. (The explosion occurs at the 2:40 mark.As it hurtles past DuVall, it launches a lot of debris from the fire.On the radio, a calm voice says that there was just a garage explosion. I am currently checking for injuries.Plainfield firefighters reported that no one was hurt or killed in the subsequent explosion or fire.The explosion caused the fire in the house to quickly spread, making it more difficult for firefighters and worse for the homeowner.According to the release, it took more than an hour for the fire to be under control.Toni Jolman, homeowner, told WOOD that what I have is what I currently own.According to the outlet, she is grateful that she and six other residents of the home managed to escape with their lives. She attributes this to her dogs and the newspaper deliveryman.Jolman woke to the barking dogs around 4:30 AM. The delivery man knocked at the door.He saved my life, this man, he's an angel. He saved my life, and so were my dogs. Greg, thank-you, whoever, she said to the TV station.Continue the storyInvestigators are currently investigating the cause of the fire.Tennessee police say that an 18-year old launches mortar firework at a hovering helicopter of police officers.Ohio video: Neighborhood flees for safety as U-Haul explodes with fireworks, Ohio videoTexas police say that a woman suffered severe injuries after falling while lighting a firework.California police report that parent spots M-1000 in an ice cream van Cops then take a closer look