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Module 7: Tank Farm and Bulk Storage Fire Incidents. Objective. Upon the successful completion of this module, participants will be able to develop plans to fight or contain fires at tank farms and bulk storage facilities. Introduction. Departments responsible:

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objective
Objective
  • Upon the successful completion of this module, participants will be able to develop plans to fight or contain fires at tank farms and bulk storage facilities.
introduction
Introduction
  • Departments responsible:
    • Establish extensive pre-fire plans
    • Schedule drills & walk-throughs on regular basis
  • Departments must have good relations & cooperation with facility operators & staff
  • Require special equipment & apparatus:
    • Contract outside services for incidents depending on magnitude & location
  • Best defense is prevention
tank farm and bulk storage fire operations
Tank Farm and Bulk Storage Fire Operations
  • Considerations:
    • Pre-fire plans with predetermined flow rates established & reviewed regularly
    • Storage tanks containing ethanol-blended fuels identified & known by fire department personnel in advance
tank farm and bulk storage fire operations5
Tank Farm and Bulk Storage Fire Operations
  • Considerations:
    • Connection locations & required pressures & flows identified on tanks provided with pre-piped foam systems
    • Fires in storage tanks where no fixed systems are available / usable or in cases where fixed systems rendered inoperable may not be extinguishable with non-fixed appliances
preplanning
Preplanning
  • Information gathering
  • Information analysis
summary
Summary
  • Better positioned to respond if prepared in advance
  • Incident plan in place & maintain good relationships with agencies that can offer support in time of crisis
  • Drills / Walk-throughs essential & should be conducted on regular basis
  • Sometimes all that can safely be done is contain incident & let fire run course:
    • Knowing when to let this happen is important component of safety
activity 7 1 ethanol emergency procedures
Activity 7.1 — Ethanol Emergency Procedures
  • Purpose:
    • To allow participants to utilize all the information discussed in the course to determine the appropriate procedures for fire & non-fire ethanol emergencies.