Raw Video: Big Fire in Phoenix. Explosion Sends Firefighter Seeking Shelter (4 Videos)

In the short video above, you can see a firefighter who seeks refuge after an explosion at a plumbing and weldong company in Phoenix. More footage of the fire is below.

Above: A big fire is burning along the Interstate 17 and Interstate 10 stack Thursday afternoon in Phoenix.

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Crews continue to work a big fire scene along the Interstate 10 and Interstate 17 stack in Phoenix.

Early Thursday afternoon, Air15 video showed massive flames at what is believed to be Breecher Sales, Inc.

Phoenix Fire Captain Jonathan Jacobs said it is considered a hazardous materials incident that started just before 12 p.m.

Westbound lanes of Interstate 10 have reopened, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. The lanes had been closed from Loop 202 at State Route 51.

Brother/Chief Christopher Naum sent in the photos below. He took them while flying from San Diego into Phoenix.

Below: Viewer video from the area captured images of the massive flames and thick smoke as an explosion is heard in the background.

Below: Raw video: Phoenix Fire Dept. briefing on industrial fire

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