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Rare fire during UST delivery captured on video - UST Training

July 13, 2017

UST Training was recently shown amazing video footage of a fire that occurred during the filling of an underground storage tank at a convenience store.  Special thanks to Pat Vuchetich of Willams & Company for sharing it with us.

Near as we can tell, the driver either did not connect the stage I vapor recovery opening or simply left it open to vent directly at grade. Then heat from the car driving by caught the vapors on fire. What do you think?

Also, would your Class C UST operator know what to do first if he or she saw this happen? Does your training cover these kinds of incidents?

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