Welcome to the Homepage of the East Texas Mutual Association. The organization began in 1992 with a small group of volunteer fire chiefs and industry leaders.
Today, there are approximately 50 member organizations made up of emergency responders from Fire, Police, Industry, Emergency Management, Public Works, EMS, Hospitals, Schools, Public Health, National Weather Service, Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC), State, and Federal organizations.
Saturday, September 19, 2009
BLEVE or "boiling liquid expanding vapor explosion". This is a type of explosion that can occur when a vessel containing a pressurized liquid is ruptured. Such explosions can be extremely hazardous.