Emergency officials in Lake County, Fla., confirmed there were multiple injuries after reported propane explosions rocked a gas plant. Images showed a massive blast at a Blue Rhino plant in Tavares, about an hour north of Orlando.Residents told the Orlando Sentinel that thousands of 30-foot-high propane tanks continued to explode every minute or two as of 11:25 p.m. ET.
“Shook my house and I live at least 4 miles away,” tweeted Marc Strand, who took a picture of the flames and smoke from his home.
According to their website, Blue Rhino is a propane tank exchange brand, as well as a leading designer and marketer of barbecue grills, outdoor heaters, mosquito traps, and other outdoor appliances
Video posted on YouTube by user BeautifullyAllured shows the explosion, with several loud “booms” coming one after the other.