Medias for extinguishing: foam resistant to alcohol, carbon dioxide gas, dry regular chemicals. For cases of large fires, foams are applicable as well as flooding with water from fine water sprays (Kate, 1983: 49).

Fire Fighting: flammable containers should be moved away from the affecting scene. Material affected should not be scattered and containers around the spillage area should be cooled using water from fire sprays (Kate, 1983: 63). The personnel should stay away from the area around the tank and in case of rising sound from venting devices, personnel should immediately move away. Provision should therefore be made for orderly movement in case of such (Hopwood, D., &Thompson, S. 2006: 98).

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