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Date: 04/28/12 02:00 PM

29 Responses to Truck Explodes In McDonald`s Drive-Thru

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    kitteh9lives Female 70 & Over
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    April 28, 2012 at 10:52 am
    Link: Truck Explodes In McDonald`s Drive-Thru - He should have gone to Burger King if he wanted flame broiled burgers! (Big boom is at 1:55)
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    JaLacaob Male 18-29
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    April 28, 2012 at 2:13 pm

    A video on YouTube shows a massive pickup truck explosion at a McDonald`s drive-thru in California.

    The Riverside Press-Enterprise reports the truck driver heard a hissing sound coming from a propane tank in the bed of the pickup, so he put the truck in park. He tried to move one of the tanks, but it exploded and flames began to engulf the pickup.

    A YouTube video taken by a bystander showed the fire burning in the bed of a pickup truck before a massive fireball erupted at the 1:56 mark of the video.

    ABC7 in southern California said the driver of the truck was hospitalized, while three of his passengers escaped uninjured.

    The McDonald`s restaurant was evacuated.
  3. Profile photo of Crabes
    Crabes Male 30-39
    1285 posts
    April 28, 2012 at 2:22 pm
    big badaboum
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    swoop408 Male 18-29
    1754 posts
    April 28, 2012 at 2:26 pm
    Sweet! I love the white SUV, "Oh I can`t wait to order my Big Ma----drat this poo! Back away!"
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    Enjin Male 30-39
    802 posts
    April 28, 2012 at 2:27 pm
    That`s some damn fine reporting JaLacaob. I wish every link here had an explanation of what was going. Actually I`m surprised this wasn`t somehow tagged "This is why you are fat America" or some crap.
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    5Cats Male 50-59
    33085 posts
    April 28, 2012 at 2:43 pm
    The "Burger Wars" are getting more violent!
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    piperfawn Male 30-39
    4916 posts
    April 28, 2012 at 2:49 pm
    Hmm hot sauce and crispy french fries.
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    skytz1337 Male 18-29
    687 posts
    April 28, 2012 at 2:56 pm
    did someone fart?
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    Gerry1of1 Male 50-59
    36834 posts
    April 28, 2012 at 2:59 pm

    I`m lovin` it.
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    SarahofBorg Female 18-29
    3564 posts
    April 28, 2012 at 3:19 pm
    Good god I watched the whole video and I thought "what the HELL was he carrying? Propane?" Looks like I was right. I suspect the giant explosion came from when it finally got to the gas tank.
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    Tacos4Brkfst Male 18-29
    620 posts
    April 28, 2012 at 3:21 pm
    BLEVE`s are awesome.
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    mon360 Male 13-17
    735 posts
    April 28, 2012 at 4:22 pm
    i`m hungry
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    skeith14 Male 13-17
    32 posts
    April 28, 2012 at 6:50 pm
    I actually live a few miles away from where this happened. Someone had some propane tanks and one was leaking and a spark lit it on fire and did all of that.
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    ledzeppeloyd Male 18-29
    2385 posts
    April 28, 2012 at 7:21 pm
    im a welder, ive seen this happen to an oxy-fuel tank, we were all just standing around watching it burn and said to ourselves "na its just guna burn, it`ll fizzle out" than BOOM
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    OldOllie Male 60-69
    15841 posts
    April 28, 2012 at 10:41 pm
    Nice fire, but I never saw an asplosion.
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    Apexs Male 30-39
    355 posts
    April 29, 2012 at 12:22 am
    its funny my ass does the same thing ever time i eat there.
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    xmastree_ph Male 40-49
    416 posts
    April 29, 2012 at 1:46 am
    I`m surprised the windows didn`t break.
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    ggolbez Male 18-29
    1933 posts
    April 29, 2012 at 3:02 am
    Is there a propane tank in his back?

    Regardless, it looks like he ordered his sandwich...


    Extra spicy.

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    Mister_C Male 18-29
    663 posts
    April 29, 2012 at 3:23 am
    How long till someone claims it`s Al-Quaeda launching some terror attack.... on McDonalds...
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    maputo Male 40-49
    78 posts
    April 29, 2012 at 5:08 am
    This may have an effect on the truck`s resale value.
  21. Profile photo of Kourogi
    Kourogi Male 18-29
    82 posts
    April 29, 2012 at 7:02 am
    Explosions, pickups, and McDonald`s...

    Welcome to America.
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    lawndartsftw Male 40-49
    1811 posts
    April 29, 2012 at 7:59 am
    @Mister C. Lol, that was my first thought....its terrorism !!

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    Fancysucksss Male 18-29
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    April 29, 2012 at 11:19 am
    Well I see i wasn`t the only one thinking terrorist. I`m just glad to see that al quaeda is attacking the source of stupid people!
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    Squrlz4Sale Male 40-49
    6230 posts
    April 29, 2012 at 12:27 pm
    The link provided by Tacos4Brkfst below was excellent: it makes clear exactly what`s going on in this video.

    The intermittent shooting geysers of flame are ventings from the relief valve of what was probably a 5-lb propane tank in the back of the truck. If the fire is steady and continues long enough, it is just a matter of time before an explosion occurs because the falling levels of liquid propane in the tank expose more and more of the steel to the full heat of the fire, which weakens the metal. In essence, those flame geysers are a warning that an explosion is imminent.

    When the metal of the propane tank finally gave out, it appears that the walls surrounding the bed of the pickup truck contained much of the shrapnel, thank goodness.
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    Naz14 Female 18-29
    1518 posts
    April 29, 2012 at 2:12 pm
    WHY dont they ever show the rest of the video?!?!? I wanna know wtf the truck looked like after being put out.
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    chompleh Male 18-29
    2 posts
    April 29, 2012 at 5:27 pm
    BLEVE youtube it
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    ExtraCredit Male 50-59
    451 posts
    April 29, 2012 at 8:19 pm
    Boiling liquid evaporating vapor explosion = BLEVE
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    McGovern1981 Male 30-39
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    April 30, 2012 at 10:17 am
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    Willowwatch Female 30-39
    734 posts
    May 3, 2012 at 4:47 pm
    how did the cops get there before the fire department? that never happens here

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