When things go "boom" in the night

Whitemore, Robert B.
September 2012
Minnesota Fire Chief;Sep/Oct2012, Vol. 49 Issue 1, p16
The article discusses challenges faced in handling explosion investigations that may or not be involved in a fire. The author explains that with the possibility of explosions varying in severity, its adjusting and investigation can present issues that may need to be addressed at times, with urgency. Explosions are categorized as either mechanical or chemical, with the investigation usually focused on the isolation and identification of the source of the fugitive gas, vapor or dust.


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