- 37000000 litre(s)
- United States (New Orleans)
The largest ever fuel tank fire occurred in a gasoline storage tank at the Orion Refinery in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA, on 7 June 2001. It was 82 m (270 ft) in diameter and contained 37 million litres (10 million gallons) of liquid gasoline. It was successfully extinguished by Williams Fire and Hazard Control, USA, in just 65 minutes, using fire-fighting foam.