Big in Australia: Chemical Fire

September 16, 2011

Among the most-viewed videos in Australia today is footage from a industrial fire in Canberra that ignited Friday. The blaze, which filled the air above the suburb of Mitchell with dark black smoke, was ignited at a chemical factory, a 10km area surrounding had to be evacuated do to concerns of toxins in the air.

A number of bystanders and journalists captured on-the-scene video of the flames and smoke. We've pulled together a number of those clips in the playlist below:

(Use the arrows to navigate between videos or watch them all here.)