[Tagging] Emergency vehicle country-specific law

Tony Shield tony.shield999 at gmail.com
Thu Mar 7 14:37:52 UTC 2019


Fire fighting foam needs to be mixed with water.

On 07/03/2019 14:24, Martin Koppenhoefer wrote:
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>> On 7. Mar 2019, at 14:39, Richard Welty <rwelty at averillpark.net> wrote:
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>> 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.
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> 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.
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> Cheers, Martin
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