A fire in a muffler box on a loader was extinguished after multiple attempts and deployment of the on-board fire suppression system.
Contributing factors identified include:
- Fuel leaking into the Diesel Particulate Filter
- Earlier collision with a wall that ruptured a fuel line, and
- Failing to identify the damaged fuel line after the collision occurred.
Released 17 July 2020, reference IncNot0037723, by the NSW Mining Regulator.
Dangerous Incident – Fire in Muffler Box on Loader
Last Updated: 17/07/2020 10:09:29am