PEPCON Explosion

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PEPCON rocket fuel plant disaster.

The plant manufactured an oxidizer called Ammonium Perchlorate. Ammonium Perchlorate is not in itself a fuel but a key component. It will however explode if heated to a high temperature in a confined space.

Henderson, Nevada

May 4, 1988

04/22/07 : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wcmmLvAYqkI

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Accidents, Disaster, Explosions, Fuel, Henderson, Nevada, Pepcon, Plants, Rocket, Infrared, Entertainment
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