Thread: Fuel Tank Explosion?
01-08-2009, 09:54 AM #1
- Join Date
- Jan 2009
Fuel Tank Explosion?
I've always wondered if the fuel tanks on cars would violently explode if involved in fire. We see it over and over on movies but i've never witnessed anything like it in real life. I've always been under the impression that gasoline in liquid form doesnt burn fast enough to produce such an explosion but i would hate to be wrong. Could the tank explode in a condition similar to a BLEVE? Thanks in advance for the help!
Users Browsing this Thread
There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)
By bookworm in forum Apparatus InnovationReplies: 10Last Post: 04-17-2008, 02:00 PM
By nozzelvfd in forum The Off Duty ForumsReplies: 4Last Post: 06-16-2006, 12:53 PM
By WRFDTO in forum Hazardous Materials General ForumReplies: 2Last Post: 10-25-2005, 11:35 AM
By backdraft663 in forum Firefighters ForumReplies: 5Last Post: 05-05-2005, 04:07 AM
By REBEL in forum Apparatus InnovationReplies: 2Last Post: 06-08-1999, 08:35 PM