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Tue Mar 21, 2006 3:45 pm


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When propane tanks go bad

by Jenise » Wed Jul 02, 2014 3:13 pm

Sad story:

A Massive Food Truck Explosion Injured 12 People in Philadelphia
By Hugh Merwin

Two propane tanks aboard the Feltonville, Pennsylvania-based La Parrillada Chapina truck exploded yesterday while its mother-daughter operators were working inside its kitchen. Olga Galdemez, 42, and Jaylin Landaverry, 17, suffered major burns and were listed in critical condition. Others who were injured included a man who had been sitting on a nearby porch, and a woman emerging from a nail salon down the street whose "whole back got sprayed with debris." Witnesses describe flames shooting hundreds of feet into the sky, and the four-foot propane tank was later recovered in a nearby yard, 150 feet from the truck. Philadelphia authorities are now working to establish the cause of the explosion. The resulting fireball was caught on tape by a camera outside a nearby business, which may prove to be of some help with their determination.
My wine shopping and I have never had a problem. Just a perpetual race between the bankruptcy court and Hell.--Rogov
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Paul Winalski


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Wed Mar 22, 2006 10:16 pm


Merrimack, New Hampshire

Re: When propane tanks go bad

by Paul Winalski » Thu Jul 03, 2014 12:56 pm

I like this video of a fire at a company that sells acetylene tanks to the welding business: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SyUVswUkEIA .

-Paul W.

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