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Thread: Propane tank controlled explosion test - video

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    That's a relief they have safety valves. Well documented explaining what happens. Thanks for posting

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    The narrator's voice reminds me so much of the canned police, historic, government and safety messages from my younger days.

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    This is actually fairly common in wildfires; aboveground propane tanks are popular in the same wooded areas that are prone to wildland fires. I have heard these "pop" in a wildfire myself. 1:31 video of a Colorado wildfire where you can see tanks blowing.


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    some "POP" Jon, if close up. yeikes I'm outa there.

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    Not really bleves. Yeah looks like a gas release resulting in a fireball, but no tanks going pop, or blowing, in this video.
    Definately do not rely on reporters "informed" opinions on anything.
    At 0:58 .."thats a propane tanker"... Ummm No!
    At 0:59.."Or are they back burning?"...Ummm No!
    At 1:01 ...what are they doin?...Ummm Nothing. Its a result of a wildfire.........Or, I'm sorry I thought you were the intelligent, articulated and INFORMED media providing us with newsworthy content. F.....ng amateurs!
    At 1:06 I didnt see any explosion........Ummmm Yes!
    At 1:26..."awesome!"...Ummm No! ....Catastrophic or Devastating, or "possibly hazardous to the emergency responders on the ground" might be phrases to add to your vocabulary. But awesome, .....no
    At 1:29 a bunch of unintelligble gibberish. Pretty much sums up the entire commentary......Sadly this seems to be a worldwide phenomenom

    Cheers Phil


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