We encourage our visitors to watch this news clip out of Baltimore, shared by AC Hendrix of the Irmo Fire District, regarding a recent fire accident that was a result of a fire phenomenon referred to as “flame jetting” that is a result of vapors from an open spout gas can being exposed to an open flame, in turn creating an explosive “flame thrower” type flame.   Listed below are also links to video clips showing the dynamics of gas can “flame jetting” in action that was observed during testing at the ATF lab in Maryland.

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