Texas State Fire Marshal to Hold Meetings on Ammonium Nitrate Safety

March 26, 2014

The State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFMO) is conducting a series of meetings with county officials and first responders across Texas to reinforce best practices for ammonium nitrate (AN) storage facilities.

The purpose of the meetings is to review lessons learned from the April 2013 fertilizer plant fire and explosion in West, Texas; best practices for storage of AN with facility management; and response techniques and strategies of first responders to these type of incidents.

April 2014 Ammonium Nitrate Best Practices Meetings

April 2, 2014
Palo Pinto County
Time: 6:00 p.m.
Ag Life Building, 221 S. 5th Ave, Palo Pinto, TX 76484

April 3, 2014
Parker County
Time: 6:00 pm
Weatherford Community College, 222 College Park Drive, MINCE I, Weatherford, TX 76086

April 3, 2014
Henderson County
Time: 1:00 pm
Henderson County Annex, 125 N. Prairieville, Athens, TX 75751

April 14, 2014
Lee County
Time: 6:30 pm
Lion’s Den, 1623 FM 141, Giddings, TX 78942

April 15, 2014
Burleson County
Time: 6:00 pm
Caldwell Civic Center, 103 W. Highway 21, Caldwell, TX 77836

April 23, 2014
Hood County
Time: 6:00 pm
Hood County Fire Marshal’s Office, 401 Deputy Larry Miller Drive, Granbury, TX 76048

April 24, 2014
Johnson County
Time: 6:00 pm
Cleburne Conference Center, 1501 W Henderson St, Cleburne, TX 76033

Source: Texas Department of Insurance

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