Source: Daily Mirror
The huge explosion could be seen for several miles and emergency services ordering everyone to stay indoors because of possible pollutants in the air
A waste plant explodes in this dramatic video, creating a huge – and probably very smelly – mushroom cloud.
Dashcam footage taken from a car about a mile away shows the moment a huge fireball appears on the horizon.
Plumes of black smoke rise hundreds of feet into the air, as a helicopter flies overhead and films the aftermath.
The blast happened at the Indaver waste management facility in the port of Antwerp, Belgium, on Friday afternoon.
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It was caused when a tank containing solvents exploded, maritime website gCaptain reported.
Remarkably, no one was injured.
But residents living close by were wisely told to stay indoors while authorities monitored the air for “dangerous pollutants”.
Surprisingly for a site containing a highly concentrated amount of human poo, the area was soon given the all clear and the public were told it was safe to go outside again.
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Some viewers who watched the video on LiveLeak joked about it potentially the biggest fart in history.
One user added: “One of my mates does that the day after he has sprouts.”
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