Download Massive Leak of Liquefied Chlorine Gas- Henderson, Nevada : Usfa-Technical Report 052 – U S Federal Emergency Management Agency, U S Fire Administration pdf

Massive Leak of Liquefied Chlorine Gas- Henderson, Nevada : Usfa-Technical Report 052

A massive leak of liquefied chlorine gas created a dangerous cloud of poison gas over the city of Henderson, Nevada, in the early morning hours of May 6, 1991. Over 200 persons were examined at a local hospital for respiratory distress caused by inhalation of the chlorine and approximately 30 were admitted for treatment. Approximately 700 individuals were taken to shelters. It is estimated that from 2,000 to 7,000 individuals were taken elsewhere.

Author: U S Federal Emergency Management Agency, U S Fire Administration
ISBN: 9781484186039
Pages: 28 pages
Format: PDF
Size: 27.77 Mb

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