Sunrise Propane, Toronto, Ontario, August 10, 2008.
The legal issues surrounding this incident are as yet unresolved, and even the exact cause of the explosion is not certain, although many articles mention a boiling liquid-expanding vapour (BLEVE) situation, or problems with the truck-to-truck transfer. The TSSA revoked Sunrise Propane's licenses to operate shortly after the incident because Sunrise had been warned about their unsafe practices previously and failed to comply with 'cease and desist' notifications.
As this is a very recent incident, the investigative work is incomplete.
Firefighters in Toronto devise a plan to tackle the flames after multiple explosions at the Sunrise Propane plant in 2008.
Photo by John Riddell
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|Title Annotation:||INDUSTRY: HAZARDS|
|Publication:||Canadian Chemical News|
|Date:||Jan 1, 2010|
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