A taxi cab parked at 53rd Street and Seventh Avenue in Manhattan suddenly caught fire and exploded. The explosive incident occurred this morning at the corner of 53rd Street and Seventh Avenue when witnesses began to see flames leaping from the cab’s hood:
Seconds later, the flames spread throughout the vehicle, causing a violent explosion. Witnesses inside a nearby office building told WCBSTV.com they heard a loud “bang,” sending workers out of their seats and over to windows to see what happened.
Amazingly, no one was injured.