Terrific Discussion of the Molten Metal Issue
Over at Democratic Underground. Pay special attention to the posts by jberryhill, whose qualifications are:
By the way, back when I was a techie, my doctoral work specifically related to the behavior of molten metal solutions and selective precipitation of crystal compounds out of molten metals:
So, okay, it's been a few years since I spent ALL of my time playing around with melting metals.
This post in particular is choice.
I'll tell you something else, you pour a big heap of fuel containing debris like, say, fueled vehicles from a parking garage and a whole lotta office furniture and stuff, into a great big fire pit that has big empty shafts leading to it like, say, subway lines and service tunnels then I don't see why you'd be at all surprised that you'd get some might hot hot spots in that heap for a very long time.