Tactical Fire Problem – Old Dynamite

This week it is not exactly a fire problem, but a hazardous materials incident / bomb squad incident.

You are called to an abandoned construction company and this is what you are presented with.

Take a look.

1.) What is the correct DOT Guidebook number to use?

2.) What is the significance on the crystallization on the wrapping?

3.) What is the most likely trigger to a detonation?

4.) What procedure do you have in place at your department to handle this?

5.) What is the appropriate safety zone for your apparatus and personnel? What factors determine this?