Detroit Firefighter Tackles Runaway Fire Hose


A Detroit firefighter had to tackle a runaway hose Monday night while battling a vehicle fire.

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A Ford Explorer parked at the Lafayette Lofts at Lafayette Avenue and Eighth Streets caught fire at about 11 p.m..

As crews worked to extinguish the blaze, Local 4 cameras captured one firefighter wrangling a squirming hose that got out of control.

The firefighter was soaked, but no injuries were reported.

Fire investigators said they are still searching for the source of the SUV fire.

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