(NBC NEWS) - Newly released body camera video of a gas explosion shows just how dangerous a routine call can be for first responders.
Police say they were responding to reports of a gas leak when a California duplex exploded.
In the video, you can see the fireball engulf the home.
The homeowner was airlifted to a hospital, where he later died.
According to police, the officer caught in the flames continued assisting nearby residents in evacuating, despite suffering second degree burns.