Liquid Natural Gas Fueling is Way Scarier Than I Thought

I've never seen LNG fueling in person, but I've always liked the idea of turning the gas line at my house into a gas station. When a client asked me to look into making a marketing splash about their recent pivot to CNG and LNG trucks I found the following photos.

Liquid Natural Gas Fueling is Way Scarier Than I Thought

Now this couldn't possibly be how it normally goes down at your average roadside filling station, but it does appear to be how a lot of trucks fuel up. It gives a whole new meaning to "no smoking," doesn't it!

Photo credit: Alison Yin for The Wall Street Journal