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Gas pump explodes when RV drives away with hose attached


SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A gas pump went up in flames when a recreational vehicle in Salt Lake City drove away with the hose still attached. Salt Lake City Fire Department Battalion Chief Dan Walker said the pump was dragged by the RV, igniting a fireball. It was stopped shortly after before anybody was injured when employees hit an emergency stop button. An unidentified person driving the RV drove away but was later found and was being questioned by police to assess for possible sanctions. The incident occurred about 9 a.m. at a gas station located at a busy intersection near several restaurants and stores

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