Storing kerosene. What are the risks?greenspun.com : LUSENET : TimeBomb 2000 (Y2000) Preparation Forum : One Thread
I picked up some kerosene today. The only storage instructions I could find on the can were "Store in a cool well ventillated area".
How cool is cool? How well ventillated? Will the garage do? In this age of over litigation, I must marvel at the sparse storage instructions on the container. Either kerosene is very safe or the labeling is a hold over from the 1890's!
Watch six and keep your...
-- eyes_open (firstname.lastname@example.org), July 14, 1999
Kerosene is just #1 diesel fuel. (well, sorta). Just store in your garage, and gon't get sparks or flame around it. Not planning a barbecue on top of the tank? Then you prob'ly don't have to worry.
-- Dennis (email@example.com), July 14, 1999.
And be careful not to pour it into your weedeater!
-- Johnny (JLJTM@BELLSOUTH.NET), July 15, 1999.