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Wednesday, February 21, 2007

Finally! A post in 2007!

Ok it's been a while since I posted anything on the blog. In reality there hasn't been a great deal I've felt like discussing. Of interest locally, we had a natural gas pipeline rupture and explode into flames across the street from my power plant. We are currently (surprise) shut down for lack of fuel. Below are a couple of pictures taken by a co-worker a couple of minutes after the initial blast:





Later in the evening after the natural gas sources feeding the fire had, for the most part, been stopped, a second gas line melted and burst (note the smoke coming off the wood power pole to the right of the fire. The radiant heat was fierce):

2 comments:

fish said...

Dude, you never told me you were working in downtown Nasiriyah!

Idaho_Spud said...

Hehe. By boss is Baghdad Bob ;)