TITLE

Bad Seeds

AUTHOR(S)
WHITE, DAVID
PUB. DATE
August 2014
SOURCE
Industrial Fire World;Summer2014, Vol. 29 Issue 3, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the investigation of a massive explosion at the storage retail distribution facility West Fertilizer Co. in West, Texas on April 17, 2013. It mentions that an approximated 40 to 60 tons of ammonium nitrate (AN) is stacked in wooden bins on site during the disaster, not counting the 100 tons in a railcar. It states that the seed room is located at the north end of the building where bags of seed stacked on pallets positioned adjacent to the vertical AN bin.
ACCESSION #
97184986

 

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