Video : A balloon catches fire after colliding with power wires in US

balloon collided with power wires on a highway in Rochester, Minnesota, and the incident was captured by a Department of Transportation camera.

In the video, the balloon can be seen coming from afar to touch the wires of the high-voltage power cable, and sparks can fly.

Rochester police said the balloon was trying to land in a field when a gust of wind pushed it into the power line. There were three passengers inside the basket, two of whom were reported lightly injured.

The burning wires also ignited a fire in the grass as workers tried to put out the fire burning in the balloon.

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