Sunday, March 23, 2008 8:20:32 PM
NAF_S_III is no longer used. This is most likely PYRO-CHEM ABC Multi-Purpose. The fire protection system at this station was most likely an older configuration with a fire pull station next to the pump. The "shut off" or "emergency stop" will not set off the fire protection system. Halon 1211 is an awesome fire suppression chemical but, to many people don't know how to use it.
Sunday, March 23, 2008 1:20:19 PM
They would probably have flour in their lungs, not shards. Shards is a word usually used in reference to shards of glass or pottery. Particles of flour or even bits of flour may have gotten into their lungs, but not shards.