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Ominous lines
"His refrigerated rig is carrying an everyday load - nine tons of margarine and twelve tons of flour, destined for a food factory in Milan." - Narrator

Maybe not that ominous normally - but I'm watching an episode of Seconds from Disaster entitled Tunnel Inferno.

This does not bode well. :-)

I am: exhausted exhausted
Current Media: TiVo: Seconds from Disaster

dasubergeek From: dasubergeek Date: December 13th, 2004 09:28 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
Dare I say that he'll "roux" going through that tunnel?

zonereyrie From: zonereyrie Date: December 13th, 2004 09:32 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
ash_3 From: ash_3 Date: December 13th, 2004 09:40 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
shogunhb From: shogunhb Date: December 14th, 2004 07:48 am (UTC) (Direct Link)
That was beautiful. I love you.
buran From: buran Date: December 13th, 2004 11:43 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
What was going through my mind, as I watched it due to my Tivo recording it automatically due to a standing Season Pass (I love shows like that - disastesr/forensics/how-do-they-figure-it-out?), was...

"WHAT are they planning to MAKE with that much margarine and flour!? Do I want to know?"
simonb From: simonb Date: December 14th, 2004 03:31 am (UTC) (Direct Link)
If thats the disaster I think it is one of the comments I can remember from a different series which looked into disasters was that if the driver had kept going until he got out of the tunnel then the disaster probably wouldn't have happened. AFAIR the speed of the lorry and the resulting airflow kept the flames somewhat in control, but when he stopped the fire really took hold.
zonereyrie From: zonereyrie Date: December 14th, 2004 12:18 pm (UTC) (Direct Link)
Yeah, that was mentioned on this one too - that if he had kept going the flames *might* not have erupted as they did. But there is no way to be sure really - just similar situations where that worked.
z_gryphon From: z_gryphon Date: December 14th, 2004 06:45 am (UTC) (Direct Link)
"... and what is margarine made from?

Oooh. That's not going to go well."

- my thought process, roughly, when I watched that episode the first time