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.