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U.S. Fire Administration - Recognizing flashover conditions can save your life

U.S. Fire Administration - Recognizing flashover conditions can save your life

(Shared from the May 7th Coffee Break Bulletin)


"Recognize when flashover conditions exist and what to do to protect yourself and your crew.

This is the first bulletin in a two-part series on flashover and backdraft. In Part 1: Flashover, you will learn why situational awareness is critical for recognizing when potential flashover conditions exist.

Flashover is a thermally-driven event during which every combustible surface exposed to thermal radiation in a compartment or enclosed space rapidly and simultaneously ignites.

Read more: Flashover."

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