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LPG Fires: Sometimes it’s about perspective

LPG

    HMN-Recently, at an industrial fire training, I got some great helmet cam footage of some very experienced firefighters honing in on new skills, and brushing up on old ones.  I was able to capture a great shot that illustrates the effect of nozzle patterns, and draft, on a LPG fire. In the following photo, take note of the ...

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Vancouver teams isolate propane leak after crash

Propane

  HMN-Vancouver HAZMAT teams respond to a vehicle accident with active propane leak.  According to CBC.ca the leak occurred inside of the cab of one of the vehicles.  The crews were able to safely isolate the leak.   Vancouver Fire hazmat teams had to clean up a fuel leak after an overnight car crash downtown Around 2:30 a.m. Saturday, a ...

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Industrial yard in Australia experiences multiple lpg tank fires

  HMN-Multiple LPG tanks on fire cause havoc in Australian lay down yard.  Adelaidenow provides more.   FIREFIGHTERS have contained a massive fire at an industrial property in Wingfield after witnesses reported hearing explosions in the lead-up to the blaze. Fire crews were alerted to the major fire — which could be seen and smelt across Adelaide — at a ...

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Person flown to hospital after propane tank explosion in Pulaski County

HMN-According to WDBJ 7 PULASKI CO., Va. (WDBJ7) One man was airlifted to the hospital after another explosion at Claytor Lake Monday afternoon. It happened as a man re-filled a home’s natural gas tank. The homeowners were put in a hotel Monday night, but thankfully no one else was hurt. The worker has burns on the upper parts of his body ...

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