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Have You Seen This? 'Fire in the hole!' Setting off an explosion in a tunnel

By John Clyde, KSL.com Contributor | Posted - Feb. 14, 2020 at 3:46 p.m.



THE TUNNEL — I feel I need to issue the following warning: If you're claustrophobic, have pyrophobia or suffer from phonophobia, I would suggest not watching this video.

Seriously though, this video really checks a lot of fear boxes. It takes place underground in a confined space and includes a loud explosion, fire and hard hats.

Wait, is there a phobia for hard hats? Thanks to Google, I now know that there is. Cocklaphobia is apparently a thing, and it’s the fear of headgear. So, check that one off the list as well.

What else do we have? How about submechanophobia? The fear of submerged man-made objects. Maybe fakosphobia? The fear of flashlights. Telephonophobia, the fear of telephones, is present here. And don’t forget ergophobia, the fear of socializing with coworkers. This video really has it all.

Aside from all the fear this 23-second video could muster, it’s really just cool. These workers set an explosion in the tunnel, and it’s really incredible to see the effects in that environment — especially the shockwaves barreling down the shaft.

Take inventory of all your phobias, make sure this video won’t send you into an absolute panic, and then watch it and be impressed, or scared. Whatever it might be, it’s worth 23 seconds.


John Clyde

About the Author: John Clyde

John has grown up around movies and annoys friends and family with his movie facts and knowledge. He also has a passion for sports and pretty much anything awesome, and it just so happens, that these are the three things he writes about. Contact him on Twitter at @johnnypclyde.

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