Nightly News   |  March 11, 2013

Backdraft caught on tape in New Jersey

A sudden shot of incoming air created a dangerous burst of flame during a six-alarm fire in Harrison, NJ. NBC’s Brian Williams reports.

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>>> that was a back draft. you know there was a movie of the same name. this was the real thing captured on amateur video at a fire in harrison, new jersey. it went to six alarmts. five firefighters were injured. a backcraft is what happened when a sudden burst of air gives an air starved fire a sudden, dangerous burst of fuel.