Hot Dog Truck Explodes in Tuckerton
A trailer used to sell hot dogs exploded in Tuckerton Saturday morning, a blast that was heard and felt across the town.
The incident took place around 4:45 a.m. Saturday off North Green St. and Second Ave.
Video below shows a large amount of debris from the destroyed trailer scattered over a wide area. Ocean County Prosecutor's Office tells 6abc.com that several nearby homes were damaged and that the explosion was heard blocks away.
An investigation is underway. The owner told authorities the trailer was just recently inspected by health officials. However, he allows the propane tanks inside to remain on overnight.
Thankfully, there were no injuries.
SOURCES: 6abc; Ocean County Prosecutor's Office
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