Tag: fireball

About a dozen crude oil tankers exploding one after the other in giant fireballs.

This is why you never put out an oil fire with water. Science that involves donning a full fireman’s suit is always going to be exciting.

Emergency crews on a Louisiana freeway (I-10 in Baton Rouge) performed a “vent and burn” technique on a crashed tanker carrying flammable liquid. Basically, they had a giant controlled explosion.

Wow! Look at this massive fireball that erupted after V8 Supercar driver Steve Owen crashed into V8 Supercar driver Karl Reindler whose car had stalled at the starting line. Both drivers only sustained minor injuries but it definitely could have been worse. [via] For some reason, this crash reminds me of the dangers of invisible […]