Bristol/Avonmouth explosion.

AlienFTM

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AAIB initial report, wrong stuff in the wrong tank.
This tank, was it big and green? For the journalists, you know...

Edit. Having just watched a news update, yes it was. My tank recognition skills tell me it was definitely a big, green tank.
 
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Looks to be a bit of a shitstorm.

They won’t be able to flush this one away.

Someones career is going down the pan.
 

theoriginalphantom

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Yokel

LE
I hope the casualties are not as severe as some parts of the media are speculating. This is a reminder that the infrastructure for something like water and waste treatment is not only critical but involves hazards and safety issues.
 

Slime

LE
There isn’t much on the local news yet, I suppose the main stories will be at 18:00 and 18:30.

The only details of casualties I’ve heard is that some were working on the top of the tank when it exploded.
 

RBMK

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Appears to be a digester, used to process organic waste. As the waste breaks down it generates methane gas, which is, of course, explosive.

Does anyone know of a quiet explosion?
 
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