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Ammunition Storage and it Problems

Many preppers have an small arms ammunition storage area in their preps.  This seems to give some people heartburn and they complain about its dangers.  I spent many years as a fireman and an arson and bomb investigator.  During this time I attended many schools on the hazards of explosives and chemicals.  I have seen the results of ammunition burning on many occasions.  But I have never seen it cause a problem.

When ammunition burns in a fire unless it is in the chamber of a weapon, since it is not contained, the case ruptures and it only travels a short distance. …

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