The dangers firefighters face has been laid bare in a terrifying video which shows brave officers blown off their feet by a huge fireball .
Flames and debris are seen flying from the front of a home as crews battle to get a blaze under control.
Tragically one man was killed at the home in Hull, while four firefighters were injured.
The video has been released by the fire service to highlight the perils its officers face, the Hull Daily Mail reports.
There were two officers inside the home when the explosion happened. They were desperately trying to save the life of Lewis Nicklin, but emergency crews were unable to rescue him on March 10 this year.
The 31-year-old dad had taken a cocktail of drugs before inhaling deadly carbon monoxide.