Monday, June 16, 2008

Firing up the Grill


A time for hot dogs, hamburgers, steaks . . . all on the grill.

A few of us still use charcoal but most prefer gas grills. Before you fire up the grill there are a few things you need to know.

Your propane tank may have been used to make methamphetamine.

the National Propane Gas Association on Tuesday, which warns that some methamphetamine makers use empty propane tanks to store anhydrous ammonia, a component in the meth-making process.

Storing anhydrous ammonia in a propane tank may weaken the cylinder enough to result in an explosion capable of causing serious injury or death to the consumer, the alert said

The chance of getting such a tank, or having a catastrophe is reportedly slim, but something to be aware of none the less.

This is an insurance blog.

We don't want you to use your homeowners, health, disability or life insurance because of a damaged tank.

Good grilling.
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