Tag Archives: Flammable liquids

Industrial Fire Familiarization: Flammable Liquid Firefighting

Industrial fire

Industrial Fire Familiarization: Flammable Liquid Firefighting   One of the lesser touched on subjects of the firefighting world is that of flammable liquids, and techniques for extinguishment.  Today we will focus on the control and extinguishment of “Heavy” flammable liquids.  When I use the term “Heavy” I mean those of which that are longer chained hydrocarbons.  Such as kerosene, diesel, ...

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Several missing after BASF blast in Germany

  HMN-Several missing and injured after BASF factory in Germany has explosion. According to NBC News: Several people were injured and others were missing Monday after an explosion at a facility owned by the world’s biggest chemical company, authorities in Germany said. A long smoke column rising above Ludwigshafen, Germany, on Monday. ASTRID JACOBI / EPA BASF confirmed the explosion ...

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