Hazmat simulation: Automobile vs. Tank Car

02/20/2008
Simulation by CommandSim and Captain Joshua McGuoirk, Philadelphia (PA) Fire DepartmentIt is a cold Fall morning. Dispatch receives a call from a bystander that an automobile has collided with a tank car... Run the simulationMore info on the simulationTalk about it in the forumWatch a VIDEO about using the simulations The U.S. Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration reports that hundreds of millions of metric tones of hazardous materials are being used and/or transported in the United States yearly. Emergency responders will be called to respond to incidents involving the accidental or non-accidental release of these products. Although...

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