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When in the course of drilling oil wells or temporary geological core hole drilling or boring operations subterranean areas are tapped which evidence pressures indicative of petroleum, natural gas or other hydrocarbons, the following precautions will be taken immediately:
(A) Drilling or boring will be stopped.
(B) Blow-out prevention equipment will be actuated.
(C) The Fire Department will be called, and upon arrival the officer in command will be thoroughly briefed on the situation.
(D) All sources of ignition such as open flame, cutting or welding torches, heat producing devices, sources of sparks and smoking will be secured or removed a safe distance from the drill site.
(E) Fire protection equipment will be brought into a position for ready use.
(F) Operations shall not be resumed until the Fire Department officer approves.
('86 Code, § 21.12.120) (Ord. 3173, passed - - )