Domestic gas explosions

Gas which is leaked may explode in air at concentrations of 5-15%. The ignition may be due to candles or sparks. This produces a momentary fire and nearby flammable objects can catch fire.

Injuries produces:

  • Superficial burns
  • Singeing of hair
  • Person can get blown away and sustain blunt force trauma

Death can occur as a result of getting trapped in a burning building which may collapse.

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