A Russian steel plant accident shut down a factory as a huge fireball launched out showers of molten metal all over the factory.
The video, which was released on LiveLeak by user ljfriel2, went viral as it showcased the huge explosion in the Russian steel plant. As the video progresses, viewers can see the molten metal sparks becoming more frequent and spread out as the huge fireball erupts.
The footage has been viewed by over 130,000 visitors and has garnered over 500 comments since its posting on December 31, 2013. While it has not been reported that any of the workers were injured during the explosive chaos, the factory shut down for the day as crews tried to control and contain the molten metal.
It has not been stated what caused the out of control molten metal sparks and no statement from the Russian steel plant have been made at this time.
Take a look at the incredible video below to see the intensity of the blasts:
Video from LiveLeak User ljfriel2
Russian Steel Plant Accident Ignites Huge Fireball of Molten Metal.