Large grass fire breaks out in Marsalforn

Fire causes gas cylinder explosion in Marsalforn field

Marsalforn fire (Photo: Facebook)
Marsalforn fire (Photo: Facebook)

A large grass fire that broke out in Marsalforn caused the explosion of a gas cylinder inside a small room in a field on Wednesday.

The fire broke out in a field just behind the built up area on the Qbajjar side of the seaside locality, sending plumes of smoke into the air.

People in the area told MaltaToday a large noise, similar to an explosion, was heard. No one was injured.

Firefighters were on site to put out the flames.

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