Video: Anhydrous Ammonia Emergency Class
A Princeton, IL, fire department demonstrates proper methods for fighting anhydrous ammonia leak.
December 17, 2010
According to the Princeton, IL, fire department firefighters often use far too much water when fighting an anhydrous ammonia leak. This creates a problem with run-off, and the water carries away with it ammoniaï»¿ vapor which is released downstream. A super-fine mist creates much more water surface area and will absorb much more ammonia, while at the same time it creates a much smaller containment area and reduces run-off.