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Re: Why do we use facilities with EPO's?
Barry wrote: >I worked three years with the boston fire dept, albeit quite a few >years ago, and rode into many fires and don't generally remember them >being much concerned about hitting *anything* with a high-pressure >stream of water if it's on fire. > >Remember all those rules you know about not using water on electrical >or chemical fires? Doesn't really count if you have charged fire hoses >and know what you're doing except in some special circumstances (they >did foam things occasionally, very occasionally, foam costs money!) Around here (Silli Valley) the firefighters I know are pretty aware of the risks of electricity. They say that some of them have been fried by UPSes. And hazmat; we have the large containers of WMD-grade-toxic silicon fab gases being shipped around. -george william herbert gherbert@xxxxxxxxx