Tank explosion on truck showers Doral road with debris

No injuries reported after tank explodes in truck bed

DORAL, Fla. – Debris was sent flying and roads closed after an acetylene tank exploded while sitting in the back of a pick-up truck in Doral.

The explosion occurred just after 2 p.m. near Northwest 36th Street and Northwest 87th Avenue. It’s thought a traffic accident caused the tank to explode.

Debris from tank explosion on pick-up truck seen from Sky 10 (WPLG)

Parts of the tank and truck bed could be seen from Sky 10 sitting on the road and a nearby yard nearly 30 feet away from where the Ford pick-up truck came to a stop.

No injuries have been reported and all streets have reopened after originally being shut down on Northwest 36th Street between 84th and 87 Avenue.

An acetylene tank exploded in the back of a pick-up truck in Doral (@_sazo_ / Twitter)

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