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Portland Fire Train Derailment Planning and Training.

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1 Portland Fire Train Derailment Planning and Training

2 Denatured Alcohol St Helens, Oregon 15 Engines 4 Trucks 11 Water Tenders 2 Fire Boats 2 HazMat Teams

3 Incident Case Studies Lac-Megantic, Quebec – 63 Derailed – 59 Ruptured – 1.6 million gallons lost Aliceville, Alabama – 26 Derailed -21 Ruptured – 630,000 gallons lost Casselton, ND – 20 Derailed – 19 Ruptured – 476,500 gallons lost Plaster Rock, NB – 19 Derailed – 9 Ruptured – 30,000 gallons lost

4 Lac- Megantic 63 cars derailed, 59 breached ~1.6 million gallons of crude spilled 47 lives lost

5 Foam Calculation For Ignited Flammable Liquid Spill -Length x Width = Area in Square Feet -Area x.10 GPM/square foot = Application Rate -Application Rate x 30 minutes = Total Flow rate -Total Flow Rate x.01 or.03 = Amount of Concentrate

6 State Idea for Foam Response 4-6 Totes of Foam Gallon Nozzle 500 Feet of 5” 500lb Purple K Extinguisher Respond with a State Hazmat Team to monitor and extinguish if needed

7 Any Questions? Bryan Profit Portland Fire and Rescue Hazmat Coordinator


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