A lightning stroke in a petrol tank and caused a fire at Venezuelan refinery. The refinery "El Palito" it was protected with a Dissipation Array Systems (DAS). Photo below.
Local Press published: "In the El Palito refinery were installed systems called "dissipation array system" consisting of a group of parables shaped devices, which were arranged in some hot spots of the Refinery. Its function was to deflect the rays towards the tips of Franklin and the towers of the center plant (CADAFE)............"
The article also denounced the need of maintenance of the factory’s protection systems. For this kind of systems, the frequency of de maintenance should be annual. (Source: Europa Press, Run.Run.es).