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Video captures Dec. 15 fireball engulfing Wenatchee firefighter

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WENATCHEE — One minute firefighter Glenn Smith was in the clear, aiming his hose at a garage fire. The next, he was engulfed in a fireball.

“It happened so fast that you don’t really have a lot of time to think,” he said of the Dec. 15 blaze in a Wenatchee garage. “I was just in a lot of fire and it was hot.”

The fireball, caused by either propane tanks or pyrotechnics inside the garage, retreated quickly and Smith…

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