Research Journal of Applied Sciences

Year: 2015
Volume: 10
Issue: 10
Page No. 587 - 593

Gua Musang Unexpected and Rarely Inferno Incident: A Case Study

Authors : Mohd Shamsuri Khalid, Ahmad Rahman Songip, Nooh Abu Bakar and Mohtar Musri

Abstract: This study is to investigate a rare case of incident which caused a pool fire accident at petrol station involving human life, property and environment. A pool fire is one of the emerging source of risk which tremendously could do harm to human. The incident caused eleven victims which nearly 60% burn and property damage. Justification of the incident has been carried out by using a software known as Area Locations of Hazardous Atmospheres (ALOHA 5.4.2) to compute from significant datas to quantify the risk and magnitude of the pool fire probability effect not just onset but offset of the vicinity which engulfing the Petrol Station (PS). The inputs including data of meteorology, chemical material of data sheet, geographical site, source data and threat zone. Investigators gathered all the information by monitored, visited, interviewed and investigated the effected site which is a petrol station; province of Gua Musang, Malaysia. Result from the software and investigation will give a crystal and vivid anecdote of the magnitude of effected scenario to human, property and environment. Furthermore, it also generated a good respond in formulate the best solution of mitigation to regards any risk emerging at petrol station and its vicinity.

How to cite this article:

Mohd Shamsuri Khalid, Ahmad Rahman Songip, Nooh Abu Bakar and Mohtar Musri, 2015. Gua Musang Unexpected and Rarely Inferno Incident: A Case Study. Research Journal of Applied Sciences, 10: 587-593.

Design and power by Medwell Web Development Team. © Medwell Publishing 2022 All Rights Reserved