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Old 05-11-2019, 11:45 AM   #3
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Originally Posted by fatlazyless View Post
With a two gasoline pump, boat dock that is fueling boats immediately close down below, are these open flame fireplaces and propane flame bug de-buggers safe to use, what with the rising gasoline fumes?

You have open flames and gasoline pumps, side by side ..... is that safe? ...... seems like an unsafe situation!
Nope. Gasoline fumes do not rise. They are heavier than air and sink..

“Gasoline vapors are denser than air, meaning these vapors will sink and collect at the lowest point. Effective air circulation may help disperse gasoline vapors. An open flame is not necessary to ignite gas vapors; one spark can cause gasoline vapors to ignite.”
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