The Tire Fire at Saint Amable, Quebec - May 16 to 19, 1990

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TypeTechnical Report
Series titleInternal Report (National Research Council Canada. Institute for Research in Construction); no. IRC-IR-595
Physical description12 p.
AbstractA fire in a large pile of scrap rubber tires, located near the town of Saint Amable, Quebec, started on the afternoon of May 16, 1990. The scrap tire yard is less than a kilometre from the town on the south shore of the Saint Lawrence river. The column of black smoke from the fire was visible from the metropolitan area of Montreal, 40 km away. The Saint Amable fire is the second major tire fire to occur in Canada in four months. A fire in Hagersville, Ontario burned for 17 days in February of this year.
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PublisherNational Research Council Canada
AffiliationNRC Institute for Research in Construction; National Research Council Canada
NoteAussi disponsible en francais: L'incendie de pneus de Saint-Amable (Quebec) 16 au 19 mai 1990
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NRC numberNRC-IRC-1805
NPARC number20377250
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Record created2012-07-24
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