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The Lessons from the Buncefield Explosion

27 November 2014

The Buncefield explosion at Hemel Hempstead, to the north of London, which occurred in December 2005, was caused by the overflow of 300 tons of petrol from a storage tank. A fuel-air vapour cloud was created and this subsequently ignited with an explosion that was felt across a wide area of [read more]