Filmed in Amsterdam, a large power outage was reported by Dutch newspaper Nu on March 9.
As a result of a cable being hit, the explosion underneath the pavement occurred and sent out a large plume of fire into the street.
It makes for a scary watch as people walk by just seconds beforehand.
Seconds later, the pavement collapses in and a huge fireball explodes upwards
One man narrowly avoids injury as he walks quickly, only for steam to start seeping through the cracks,
Seconds later, the pavement collapses in and a huge fireball explodes upwards.
The worker is then knocked from his ladder onto the floor and quickly flees the scene.
Viral video explosion: A pavement erupts into a huge fireball
Having been viewed online over 660,000 times on Imgur, many online users were shocked at the accident.
One remarked: “The lifting of the sidewalk right before the event…whoa!”
Another joked: “Portal to hell open for business.”
Viral video explosion: Steam starts seeping from the paving slabs in Amsterdam
Viral video explosion: It then erupts into huge flames, knocking a man from his ladder
The video shows the lorry driving along w motorway, being filmed by the camera behind.
He has a lot of snow on the top of his lorry, before driving under a bridge.
What happens next thankfully doesn’t cause any injuries.