The Daily Sentinel
A stretch of U.S. Hwy. 59 between Timpson and Tenaha was shut down Monday night as emergency responders worked to contain a fire that erupted when an 18-wheeler loaded with bags of sulfur crashed, releasing toxic sulfur smoke [deadly sulphur dioxide, that is, as deadly as chlorine gas — folc.ca].
The 18-wheeler rear-ended a vehicle making a right turn in front of Missionary Baptist Church in Timpson around 7:30 p.m., …. The truck then caught on fire, igniting the cargo….
Faulkner said the truck was not required to display a hazardous material sign because sulfur isn’t a hazard unless it is burned…. (Full Story)__________________
Right, dynamite too isn’t hazardous unless it explodes, and firearms aren’t dangerous unless aimed at someone and discharged… — folc.ca