Biomass-fired thermal fluid heater damaged from an internal fire



Reference number
II-1260939-2021 (#24215)

Location: Peace River region

Regulated industry sector: Boilers, PV & refrigeration - Boiler and pressure vessel system

Incident overview

A biomass-fired thermal fluid heater developed a secondary fire due to accumulation of ash and slag. The heat from the secondary fire damaged several parts of the heater rendering it inoperable.