Tag Archives: propane

Propane tanks rigged as improvised explosive devices at Pipeline standoff

HMN- The state of North Dakota has seen protests turning dangerous, “an explosion occurred and several protestors ran to the area, pulled a female from under the burned vehicle, and fled the scene”. News according to KGWN “Mandan, ND – North Dakota law enforcement agencies are currently investigating the area of the Backwater Bridge Tuesday morning where law enforcement reported hearing ...

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Propane Destroys Fuggettoboutit: Tuckerton food truck explodes

HMN- A propane leak is to blame for yet another explosive situation leaving a business destroyed. With an expansion ratio of 270/1 it wouldn’t take much to make a bad situation worse. The gas air mixtures are explosive and will always seek an ignition source. Liquid propane is extremely efficient as a cooking and heating fuel as well as having ...

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Propane Fire At Festy Grounds In Nelson County, Virginia

HMN- News according to the Blue Ridge Life    Arrington Nelson County, Virginia The investigation into what happened Sunday afternoon at The Festy where a large fire broke out after a propane tank either exploded or released fuel that cause a chain reaction fire to other nearby vendors and vehicles. According to eyewitness reports a funnel cake truck’s propane tank exploded causing ...

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Firefighters hurt in explosion during training

HMN-Three firefighters injured in an apparent explosion during live fire training in Massachusetts. This story from WCVB5 Boston. SOUTH HADLEY, Mass. – Three Massachusetts firefighters are recovering after being injured in an apparent explosion during a Massachusetts Fire Academy training. The Springfield Republican reports two unnamed firefighters from South Hadley were hospitalized and later released after a Tuesday explosion at ...

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Suspected propane huffer found burned after explosion

HMN-Dangers of addiction and substance abbuse takes many forms. Be careful on your next run. This story from the Bluefield Daily Telegraph     BRUSHFORK — Two men were burned Friday after a request for a light and the practice of inhaling, also known as huffing, propane caused an explosion outside a local restaurant. Mercer County Sheriff Don Meadows and ...

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First responders & propane emergencies

HMN-First responders learn how to handle propane emergencies. According to WJAC TV. SOMERSET – First responders and industry experts learned how to properly handle a propane emergency Saturday. Sponsored by a Pennsylvania Propane Association grant, the class included demonstrations from Michael Moore, a fire service and cargo tank emergency response trainer. Moore taught those who attended how to identify different kinds ...

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Underground propane tank struck by excavator leads to 5 hour hazmat call

HMN- It was another warm Saturday when Orlando Fire Department was dispatched to a gas leak. Engine 101 and Hazmat 1 responded with other Orlando Fire Units to a reported gas leak caused by construction. The first arriving unit, Engine 5, relayed that the leak was from an underground propane tank that was struck by an excavator (trackhoe). The homeowner ...

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2 CRITICALLY INJURED IN PROPANE EXPLOSION IN CALIFORNIA

According to ABC7 Los Angeles: At least two people were critically injured after suffering burns following a propane explosion in Santa Fe Springs Monday morning, fire officials said. The explosion was reported in the 13500 block of Orden Drive at about 6:30 a.m., a Downey Fire Department spokesman said. A trash truck was seen burning in AIR7 HD footage. The ...

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Video: Explosion, Fireball Rocks Crocker Park

According to WKYC: Fire crews and news crews are en route and already on scene in Westlake at Crocker Park after a propane tank exploded shortly before 11 a.m. (Read More)   Video: StoryFeed Video of explosion at Crocker Park as seen from Aligned Health Center parking lot pic.twitter.com/eC6MMPZ5BP — AlignedHealthCenter (@AlignedWestlake) March 10, 2016

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CNG Bus Fire/ CNG Vehicle Response – RAW Video

With the push for cleaner fuel alternatives – New set of hazards for First Responders There are more vehicles on the road with alternative fuels creating a new set of hazards for first responders. Fuels such as CNG, LNG and Propane, all of which have certain inherent hazards, are used in everything from cars and buses to garbage trucks. Some ...

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