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Buncefield oil depot photos

TDI-line Dec 16, 2005

  1. TDI-line

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  3. Broken Byzan

    Broken Byzan Photographic Moderator Staff Member Moderator VCDS Map User quattro Audi A4

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    AWSOME pics !!!

    Shows how complete the devistation was.
     
  4. OutLore

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    Yeah they are some pretty awesome shots....

    They said on the news the other morning that a tanker driver "might" have pressed his emergency stop button cos he could smell fumes....

    I would think the designer of such button is kinda worried at the moment!!!
     
  5. CJ A4

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    quality pics mate.....where did you get them?
     
  6. TDI-line

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    quality pics mate.....where did you get them?

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    Just got sent to me, some of these where in the papers.
     
  7. 28v6

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    Jesus...I didn't know you had a hidden camera in my kitchen TD...The second one down on your first lot of photos look like my wifes cooker after she's made the T...
     
  8. Road Razor

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    Found a satellite image that shows the extent of the smoke:

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    http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/pictures/SIN40.htm

    I feel for that trucker. I read an article that everytime he flips the lightswitch it brings back awful flashbacks of the blast. The guy's in serious trauma.
     
  9. easytease

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    so they blame a guy for eing cautious? then this so called 'saftey cut off button' caused that lot? i'd be serioulsy pointing fingers at bosses and the HSE etc. as to why this 'saftey system' caused such a c0ck up
     
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    One very upsetting piece of news......

    I heard there's a gippo encampment right next to the site.................... that sadly remained 'untouched'!! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smirk.gif
     
  11. Road Razor

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    so they blame a guy for eing cautious? then this so called 'saftey cut off button' caused that lot? i'd be serioulsy pointing fingers at bosses and the HSE etc. as to why this 'saftey system' caused such a c0ck up

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    The trucker said he could smell petrol fumes (believed to be from the site) and shortly after he flipped the cut off switch there was an explosion. Ever since then he felt that he was somehow connected with the blast. But police are still investigating.
     
  12. TDI-line

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    One very upsetting piece of news......

    I heard there's a gippo encampment right next to the site.................... that sadly remained 'untouched'!! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smirk.gif

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    Yes, i was wondering what had happened there.

    I suppose they could help with block paving Buncefield of course.
     
  13. jdp1962

    jdp1962 Grumpy Old Moderator Staff Member Moderator Team V6 TFSI Owners Group Gold Supporter Team Tornado quattro Black Edition Audi S4 s tronic

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    [ QUOTE ]
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    One very upsetting piece of news......

    I heard there's a gippo encampment right next to the site.................... that sadly remained 'untouched'!! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smirk.gif

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    Yes, i was wondering what had happened there.

    I suppose they could help with block paving Buncefield of course.

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    Or tarmac-ing it. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smirk.gif
     
  14. TDI-line

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    One very upsetting piece of news......

    I heard there's a gippo encampment right next to the site.................... that sadly remained 'untouched'!! /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smirk.gif

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    Yes, i was wondering what had happened there.

    I suppose they could help with block paving Buncefield of course.

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    Or tarmac-ing it. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/smirk.gif

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    Or knicking all the scrap metal from the fuel holders. /ubbthreads/images/graemlins/cry.gif
     

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