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Propane explosions in Toronto


Propane explosions in Toronto

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You tube video of the August 10, 2008 as taken by some amatuer videographers. Their speculation and comentrary give a running lay view of a serious disaster. cbc canada also has a photo gallery that gives great stills at {cut and paste into your browser}.
Material Type: Case Study
Technical Format: Video
Date Added to MERLOT: August 12, 2008
Date Modified in MERLOT: September 22, 2011
Keywords: explosions, propane, BLEVE


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Primary Audience: College Lower Division, College Upper Division
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Language: English
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Avatar for John Purdin
2 years ago

John Purdin (Faculty)

Good reason to keep your distance from propane tanks when they are on fire.  When they BLEVE, you want to be very far away.