Ind. fireman OK after van blows up in face

April 28, 2010

The Evansville Fire Department received the call on Tuesday.

When they arrived, they found a vehicle engulfed in flames on the side of the road.

The firemen were hosing the van down when a chemical reaction triggered the blast.

The firefighter and his colleagues were thrown to the ground, but after being treated for debris in his eyes, the fireman was released from the hospital.

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