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Firefighters dodge flaming tyres as they explode and fly off a burning crane in dramatic footage 

Firefighters dodge flaming tyres as they explode and fly off a burning crane in dramatic footage

  • Three firefighters were injured in the accident in Kozlany, Czech Republic
  • The flaming tyre narrowly missed the firefighters and hits a nearby building 
  • It took forty minutes to tackle the blaze caused by a technical fault on July 30

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Shocking footage shows Czech firefighters narrowly avoiding injury after a crane that was on fire exploded, sending flaming tyres hurling in their direction. 

The video show the firefighters tackling the blaze in Kozlany, in the Vyškov region in east Czech Republic. 

During one of two explosions in the video, debris is sent flying towards the emergency service workers with a tyre narrowly missing them.

Three Czech firefighters were injured as they tackled the blaze in Kozlany, in the Vyškov region in east Czech Republic on July 30

During one of two explosions debris is sent flying towards the emergency service workers with a tyre narrowly missing them and hitting a nearby building

During one of two explosions debris is sent flying towards the emergency service workers with a tyre narrowly missing them and hitting a nearby building

Onlookers at the scene run for cover as the crane explodes a second time. The fire was caused by a technical fault in the crane

Onlookers at the scene run for cover as the crane explodes a second time. The fire was caused by a technical fault in the crane 

Three firemen were injured in the accident on July 30.  

Two of them were taken away by rescue services and have since been released from hospital.   

As firefighters attempt to tackle the blaze with water, sparks flew from the nearby power lines and the had to turn off the electricity before they could start extinguishing.

The flaming tyre narrowly misses the firemen as it shoots from the crane and hits one of the buildings on the street. 

The tires on the car exploded and flew a few meters away, one damaging the roof and front of a family house as well as damaging glass panels of three family houses

The tires on the car exploded and flew a few meters away, one damaging the roof and front of a family house as well as damaging glass panels of three family houses

Onlookers at the scene run for cover as the crane explodes a second time, knocking the camera that is filming the incident on its side. 

Due to the heat, all the tires on the car gradually exploded and flew a few meters away, one damaging the roof and front of a family house.

The tire explosions also damaged glass panels of three family houses.   

The fire was caused by a technical fault on the crane and was brought under control after forty minutes.  

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