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Document ID (ISN)54086
CIS number 90-1328
ISSN - Serial title 0014-6269 - Face au risque
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Dosne R.
Title 160,000 litres of ethanol on fire
Original title 160 000 litres d'Úthanol en feu [in French]
Bibliographic information Feb. 1990, No.260, p.39, 41, 43, 44. Illus.
Abstract Report of a railway accident in which a tank-car full of ethanol overturned and caught fire. Intervention by emergency personnel is described, including the measures necessitated by a shortage of water.
Descriptors (primary) fire fighting; ethanol; transport of materials; tank wagons; fire
Descriptors (secondary) accident descriptions
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Fires, explosions and major hazards
Browse category(ies) Transport of materials
Rail transportation