Event:

Pepcon disaster

In this episode of Crackpot Cocktail Hour, Alex recounts the Pepcon Disaster in Southern Nevada, the largest domestic, non-nuclear explosion in modern history. Feel free to drink along with Lacey's Weekly Special Cocktail, or a beverage of your choice, and learn how one disaster led to another.

References below the episode.

Story By: Alex Brenan | Hosted by: Lacey Ramse & Alex Brenan | 18.Jul.2019

Footage of the Pepcon Explosion : Credit to XLIVE on 7Mate in Australia

Pepcon Drying Facility where the fire originated, photo taken after the disaster | Photo Courtesy US Department of Energy

Pepcon Campus after to the explosion | Photo Courtesy US Department of Energy

Pepcon Campus prior to the explosion | Photo Courtesy US Department of Energy

Pepcon Photos Courtesy of the Las Vegas Sun

Want to drink along at home?

Try our Weekly Special Cocktail crafted by our own Lacey Ramse!