In what looked like a scene from a Hollywood action movie, this gasoline station in Makhachkala, the capitol city of the Republic of Dagestan, Russia, erupted in a massive fireball.
Local residents began filming the gas station from their apartment building after they noticed what looked like smoke or vapor leaking from the area around the building. While running the camera, a large explosion sent a fireball into the sky accompanied by an intense fire. It has been reported on Reddit that methane had leaked out of its storage tanks and caught fire, possibly by a vehicle idling nearby.
Fortunately, the station attendant had stopped traffic just before the explosion occurred.
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4 people were injured.