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Montgomery County Fire Department spokesman Pete Piringer said a tanker truck and several vehicles were involved in the crash and that three people were transported to the hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening.

With one typical method, a human operator lowers a long boom from the tanker to the top of the receiving plane.

That essentially left the tanker to rot, fueling fears the oil on board might eventually spill into the waters below.

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SilverLiner, a tanker truck manufacturing company, also has hired 13 employees, Mura said.

For the most part, tankers like the one Hopf flies drop a line of retardant not on the fire itself, but in a place that will help steer or contain the blaze.

Around 60 mangled and scorched tanker cars still remain there.

They pump their haul of diluted bitumen into tanker cars in the terminal's loading yard, thick with the smell of petroleum.

A giant barge has made its way to the front of the wreckage near an enormous oil tanker that arrived over the weekend.

The year before a gasoline tanker truck exploded near a building in which he was holding a meeting.

There was a massive explosion and the men in the fuel tanker were instantly incinerated.

Twenty minutes later, Clay and the carrier driver had the new part installed and the tanker was on his way once again.

Usually it is only the drunks who come over the side of an oil-tanker singing, but this was no drunk.

One of the two Oman ships had been converted into a fuel-tanker and its yawning holds were being filled first.

All too soon, however, the heavily laden tanker appeared in the sky over Ardane.

There is a ship out yonder, but its a tanker or a freighter.


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