More on Waco
Mike McNulty's Waco blog has been expanding. His most recent addition is infrared video showing how a gunshot can ignite methylene chloride spray (meth chloride being the solvent used to dissolve the "tear gas" powder before it was show into the Davidian residence. Meth chloride has other undesirable properties. It has a chemical affinity to modern anesthetics, and can have the same effects, and it also quickly metabolizes to carbon monoxide... fatalities have been reported from that effect ... probably not a good thing to inhale just before a fire breaks out).