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Inspection: 190842.015 - Landmark Services Cooperative

Inspection Information - Office: Madison

Nr: 190842.015Report ID: 0523300Open Date: 02/06/2012

Landmark Services Cooperative
12743 W. State Road 59null
Whitewater, WI 53190
Union Status: NonUnion
SIC:
NAICS: 493130/Farm Product Warehousing and Storage
Mailing: 12743 W. State Road 59null, Whitewater, WI 53190

Inspection Type:Referral
Scope:Partial Advanced Notice:N
Ownership:Private
Safety/Health:Safety Close Conference:07/31/2012
Close Case:07/31/2012

Related Activity:TypeIDSafetyHealth
 Referral147012 Yes  

Accident Investigation Summary
Summary Nr: 6377.015Event: 02/06/2012Propane Delivery Truck Catches On Fire And Explodes
At approximately 3:11 p.m. on February 3, 2012, Employee #1 was transferring app roximately 3,500 gallons of propane from a 30,000 gallon storage tank, to a 4,00 0 gallon saddle tank on a diesel delivery truck. When finished, Employee #1 fel t a burst of cold from behind and saw a large white plume of propane. Employee #1 started the truck and attempted to move the truck away from the propane plume , but was unable to see beyond it. He left the truck and ran from the area. Th e gas and the propane ignited and the truck caught on fire. Then both storage t anks exploded 10 minutes later. No injuries were sustained.
Keywords: accidental discharge, chemical, compressed gas, diesel fuel tank, emergency response, explosion, fire, propane, storage tank
Inspection Degree Nature Occupation
1 190842.015 Non Hospitalized injury Occupation Not Listed

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