Authorities in Lake Havasu City, Ariz., say a chemical reaction between fireworks and mixing compounds being transported in a car caused an explosion that fatally injured a California man.
Lake Havasu City Fire Marshal Chip Shilosky says the explosion occurred as 59-year-old Randy Feldman of Menlo Park and another man were driving on State Route 95 in Lake Havasu City on Feb. 12.
Read more: http://www.laboratoryequipment.com/news/2014/03/chemical-reaction-caused-fatal-firework-explosion
I am intrigued. What are these “mixing compounds” of which they speak? And why was a man driving around with them and fireworks in a car?