This happened 10 days ago, 19th of March, 2007 in Siberian city Noviy Urengoy. The gas pipeline 5 feet in diameter exploded.
This photo was made from the distance of 7 miles from the actual explosion place.
This is 5 miles from the disaster place.
It's 4.00am but it's not dark anymore. The rain of gray ashes started.
The fire is 1000 feet tall!
It's not dark at all now.