In this video the fuel delivery truck is busy off-loading and at least 2 filler point covers are open. When a car drives by the vapor is ignited and you […]
This video contains a few clips of fuel vapors igniting, probably because there is a static electricity discharge.
What happens if the vent pipes don’t work? Imaging this fuel tank is below ground and the vent pipes are blocked. As the tank cools and warms a vacuum is created […]
Most fires on the forecourt start as a result of static electricity building up and then igniting fuel vapor at the pump:
Here is a great example of how static electricity is built up over time and then creates enough spark to ignite fuel vapors at the tank. notice how the customer […]
A large amount of fuel is spilled when the hose on a delivery truck fails. The fuel cannot be contained and flows down the street into the storm water drains. […]
Petrol tanker catches fire as driver climbs out.
Fuel truck delivery explosion. Such an unfortunate accident. The attendant climbs on top of the truck to check how much fuel is in the compartment. He then uses the light on […]
Customer drives off with nozzle still in tank and pulls dispenser away from the island. Fuel pipe is damaged and fuel pumps out. Seconds later the fuel ignites.
Motorbike catches fire while customer is still sitting on it and refueling at the pump. Notice how quickly everyone reacts when the fire ignites.