Projects Tag: Explosion

On June 17, 2001, three firefighters lost their lives when an explosion occurred while fighting a fire in a mixed-use building. The building housed a hardware store on the first floor, storage for the store in the basement, and apartments…
In 2011 in South Dakota, two firefighters lost their lives and a third was seriously injured while attempting to extinguish a fire in a coal storage silo. The firefighters were attempting to extinguish the fire by applying water through an…
Organic peroxides are widely used as polymerization initiators or curing agents for various synthetic resins. Most organic peroxides are very sensitive to friction and shock, so fires and explosions have occurred during handling, storing, or producing. In this paper, a…