Gassy German cows blamed for barn exp...

Gassy German cows blamed for barn explosion

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Anonymous

Sharon Springs, NY

#1 Jan 28, 2014
BERLIN (AP) A herd of dairy cows nearly lifted the roof off their barn in central Germany when methane released by the animals caused an explosion.
Police in Hesse state said in a statement that a static electric charge apparently triggered the detonation, and a spurt of flame, on Monday at a farm in Rasdorf. The roof was slightly damaged and one cow suffered light burns. No people were hurt.
Police say 90 cows are kept in the shed and it wasn't clear why quantities of methane had built up. Bovine belching and flatulence releases large quantities of the gas.

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Chicago, IL

#2 Jan 28, 2014
Quick!! Get the BBQ sauce!!

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#3 Jan 29, 2014
Great IED's come from happy cows.
beatlesinthebog

Auckland, New Zealand

#4 Jan 29, 2014
Them Germans, always been full of it.
Rosie ODonnel

Huntington, NY

#5 Jan 29, 2014
Wow, I better open the bathroom window from now on......

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