[Tagging] Emergency vehicle country-specific law

Martin Koppenhoefer dieterdreist at gmail.com
Thu Mar 7 14:24:27 UTC 2019

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> On 7. Mar 2019, at 14:39, Richard Welty <rwelty at averillpark.net> wrote:
> there are other examples. for example, the Chief of the Port
> Henry department in upstate NY oversees a district that
> is adjacent to Lake Champlaign, so you would think he has
> a big enough water source. but the RR tracks running down his
> side of the lake frequently carry huge trains loaded with
> light crude oil. if one derails and catches fire, he can't
> get to the lake.

AFAIK you should not try to extinguish burning petrol or oil with water, because it will distribute the fire over a larger area, but will not stop it. You could dig trenches or use different extinguishing substances.

Cheers, Martin 

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