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Wetlines Awareness for Emergency Responders

This brochure, developed in partnership with the National Tank Truck Carriers, Inc., the National Association of State Fire Marshals, and the International Association of Fire Chiefs, provides general awareness to emergency responders regarding wetlines. Wetlines are external piping located beneath a cargo tank designed to break off in the event of an accident.

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Effective Date: Friday, September 1, 2006
Issued Date: Friday, September 1, 2006