5 firefighters hurt in fire set off by New Jersey building explosion caught on camera

Posted at 8:40 PM, Mar 10, 2013
and last updated 2013-03-11 09:50:51-04

HARRISON,  NEW JERSEY (PIX11)–  A moment of disaster caught on camera Sunday morning.

An explosion at a two story building in Harrison, New Jersey caused outright panic and screams that were heard from blocks away.

The five alarm fire started at an industrial building on Frank E. Rodgers Blvd.

It quickly spread to nearby buildings, causing a roof to collapse and several other back raft scares.

Five  firefighters are said to be injured and were taken to the hospital for smoke inhalation, AP reported.