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100s of injuries but no reported deaths yet. 100s of homes and businesses ruined.
I thought the fire was the aftermath of the explosion, then BOOM!
apparently many more expected
That type of explosion is called a BLEVE in my industry, I think. Boilimg Liquid Exanding Vapour Explosion.
as the Oklahoma City bombing
full apartment complexes/homes/schools are totaled.
Remind me not to buy a house next to a fertilizer factory
Half of it was still fertilizers, the other half was something else.
The nearest house was two miles away, and the nearest town four miles away, for exactly these kinds of reasons.
It sort of seemed - due to the context of these boards - like it might a joke thread, I was just saving people from typing it into google and looking it up or anyone trying to make 'light' of it.
How does this seem like a joke thread in any way, shape or form?
One would assume that a massive explosion at a factory producing massively explosive chemicals is a horrible accident, but the timing and the location...yikes.
They're saying at least 15 dead now :(
19th April. That took palce on the same holiday as ther boston bombings though.
Not worse than any other fire
with a history of leaks and a one mile evacuation radius is a grade A cuntwit.