Residents report massive explosion in Cow Bay

EXPLOSION HEARD

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Cow Bay residents took to social media last night to report a massive blast and shockwave believed to be a gas explosion just after 9:30pm last night
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Daintree residents are still trying to figure out what was behind a massive explosion at 9.30pm last night.

“I was in bed and on the phone at the time and there was a sudden explosion which shook my bed. It gave me an incredible fright and initially I thought it was thunder. It was definitely not gun shot,” said Betty Hinton, artist and owner of Floravilla Ice Cream in the Daintree.

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On social media a Cow Bay resident said they thought the noise and subsequent shockwave resembled a plane crashing creating a stir on the community page.

Another resident thought it sounded like a gas explosion and reported they witnessed a giant orange mushroom cloud rising from the area.

Fire services however have dealt with the matter and confirmed it was not considered serious. 

 

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